What a No Deal Brexit Would Mean for Social Care news

October 17, 2018

Care England, the largest representative body for independent providers of adult social care, has submitted evidence to the Health and Social Care Select Committee’s inquiry into the impact of a ‘no deal Brexit’ on health and social care. The impact largely has to do with recruitment and retention, an area Read the full article…

Government launches first loneliness strategy news

October 15, 2018

As society becomes busier and people are living longer, those later years may be being spent in isolation and loneliness. Around 200,000 older people have not had a conversation with a friend or relative in more than a month and this can be linked to a range of damaging health Read the full article…

CQC’s State of Care report published news

October 11, 2018

On the same day as the Care Management Matters team prepare to hold the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Care Association Conference, we have eagerly anticipated the release of CQC’s State of Care Report and what experts in the sector attending today will make of it. At first glance, what people Read the full article…

Time is running out for social care news

October 10, 2018

Care England, the largest representative body for independent providers of adult social care, has submitted evidence to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee’s inquiry into social care funding. Professor Martin Green OBE, Chief Executive of Care England says: “Time is running out for social care. Inadequate short term injections Read the full article…

Personal Social Services Adult Social Care Survey news

October 5, 2018

NHS Digital has released a report, Personal Social Services Adult Social Care Survey, England 2017-18 looking at how people feel about their support services. The proportion of people receiving council funded or managed care, who report that they or their family pay for some of their care and support has risen Read the full article…