Sunday, February 17, 2019

Forming lasting relationships

Alistair Kleebauer meets the organisations helping to make it happen for young lovers with learning disabilities and specialist needs Finding someone to have a loving...

Autism diagnosis delays

People suspected of being autistic should start their diagnosis assessments within three months but this is not happening. Deven Pamben finds out why Evidence obtained...

Care home occupancy lower than thought

Deven Pamben takes a closer look at some of the findings in LaingBuisson’s Care Homes for Older People Data collated and analysed by LaingBuisson shows...

Lessons from Scotland

Alistair Kleebauer looks at the Scottish care model to find out if it could be implemented in other UK countries A recent report by the...

Earmarking funds for health and social care

Hypothecated funding is on the political agenda. Deven Pamben assesses the arguments for and against. The decision to give the NHS a funding boost of...

A Review of the Adult Social Care Relative Needs Formulae

Dr Florin Vadean and Prof Julien Forder of the Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) at the University of Kent offer insight on the...

ADASS survey reveals fragility of the sector

Deven Pamben takes a closer look at the ADASS Budget Survey 2018 lmost a third of councils in England have seen homecare providers close or...

Harnessing the power of technology

Standing in the House of Commons fielding questions from opposition parties about what the government was going to do in the eventuality that homecare...
Income growth at Jewish Care despite occupancy woes

Getting homecare right for BME communities

Homecare services are not fully meeting the cultural and religious needs of the UK’s diverse population, according to industry figures. Alistair Kleebauer takes a...

Homecare a gamble too far?

Sarah Whitebloom confronts the reasons that keep homecare off the books of investors. For all its financial woes, investors should be piling into homecare, shouldn’t...