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Brexit impact on social care workforce concerning councils, report finds

Housing and social care ‘sides of the same coin’

Housing will play an important role in helping solve the social care crisis, as the two are closely related, a House of Commons select...

Long-stay inpatients face barriers to leaving services

Positive outcomes for people moving out of long-stay inpatient care facilities are being ‘hampered’ by commissioners’ unrealistic cost estimates and ‘rigid’ processes, a report...

Former ministers call for NI rise to help fund social care

National insurance (NI) contributions should be increased by 1p in the pound from 2019 to secure the NHS and social care, former ministers and...

Workforce development innovation fund opens

Applications are being accepted for the Skills for Care workforce development innovation fund which will support social care providers to improve service provision and...

More people to receive joined-up care through integrated systems

Over 12 million people in England hope to benefit from better integration between health and social care services as four new areas join an...

Hanover and Anchor merger decision due by autumn

Hanover and Anchor - two providers specialising in housing, care and support services to older people – are expected to decide on whether to...

Trafalgar plans assisted living homes after signing agreements

Trafalgar Property Group has signed three option agreements to buy 14 properties for a total of £12.9m, with plans to redevelop the sites into...

Relationship between social care and health ‘muddled’, says care minister

Social care and health services should no longer be working in isolation as the relationship between the two ‘often gets muddled’, care minister Caroline Dinenage...

Dementia patients trial virtual reality headsets

Patients with dementia are trialling virtual reality headsets as part of a research project between specialist mental health charity St Andrew’s Healthcare and the...
Immigration rethink needed, Scottish Care leader tells MPs

Radical reform of homecare needed, says Scottish Care

Scottish Care has outlined steps it says need to be urgently taken to avoid the homecare sector in Scotland reaching ‘collapse’. In a report, 12...