NCF launches Kickstart Support Scheme news

May 6, 2021

The National Care Forum (NCF) has announced the launch of its Kickstart Scheme, to support members to access the Department for Work and Pensions Scheme. NCF are pleased to announce that the first applications have been submitted to DWP to recruit 30 young people into roles within the adult social Read the full article…

Survey highlights pandemic impact on female health news

May 5, 2021

According to a new poll, conducted by the NHS Confederation and Care Women Leaders Network, the physical and mental wellbeing of female health and care staff in England significantly worsened because of working through the COVID-19 pandemic. The poll took place between February and March 2021. More than 80% of Read the full article…

Updated guidance on visits out of care homes news

May 4, 2021

All care home residents will be able to participate in more out of home visits from today, without having to isolate on their return, the Government has announced. Residents will also be able to leave their care homes to visit a friend or family member’s garden, or go on walks Read the full article…

Report on housing-with-care covid response news

April 30, 2021

Research into the impact of COVID-19 last year on retirement villages and extra care housing, highlights in what ways the housing-with-care sector’s response may have benefited residents. The RE-COV Study report was officially launched at the Housing LIN’s HAPPI Hour Webinar on 29th April. The study was undertaken by St Read the full article…

ADASS Spring Seminar – Lessons from COVID news

April 29, 2021

The 2021 ADASS Spring Seminar is taking place this week between Wednesday 27th – 30th April. The new President of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), Stephen Chandler reflected on the lessons of the last year, called on the Government to urgently set out its plans for Read the full article…

Call to establish sustainable future for social care news

April 27, 2021

A signed open letter has been sent to the Prime Minister today, calling for a ‘1948 moment’ for adult social care and to establish a long-term and sustainable future for the sector. The letter, signed by more than 28 co-signatories, was delivered to the Prime Minister this morning. Organisations and Read the full article…

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