Report in response to the Independent Review of the Mental health Act 1983, that calls on the Government and NHS Trusts to recognise the social factors of mental health distress and promote the social model of health within new mental
This document aims to support ambulance services, lead commissioners and Sustainability & Transformation Partnerships / Integrated Care Systems to safely reduce the number of people conveyed to an Emergency Department (ED).
Salvation army report that finds there is significantly less money to care for older people who live in rural areas across England. Adult Social Care is largely funded by local business rates, council tax and other local charges but areas with
Guidance for directors of public health around implications for statutory advice and support, arising from greater integration of health and care services. Directors of public health and their teams are vital to the development, leadership and influencing of local population
Guidance on Better Care Fund planning requirements, which support the core NHS operational planning and contracting guidance for 2019 to 2020 that also details the Better Care Fund operating guidance.
This document provide details of the minimum allocations for the Better Care Fund (BCF) from CCGs for 2019-20.
This quick guide document aims to support local health and social care systems in improving the health of people living in care homes, with practical examples of how the allied health professions (AHPs) can support implementation and roll-out of the
These Directions shall come into force on 1st April 2000 and shall have effect in relation to any payment made, or proposed to be made, under section 28BB of the National Health Service Act 1977 by a local authority in
These Directions come into force on 1 April 2000 and govern powers of money transfer between NHS and local councils introduced by the Health Act 1999. An annex contains the Memorandum of Agreement, Annual Voucher and Audit Certificate.
RIBA and the Centre for Towns report that challenges the current failure in England to meet the need for housing that is suitable for the older generation. From making the current housing stock more accessible through to delivering specialised housing
Updated House of Commons Library briefing paper that sets out how individuals are assessed for local authority funding support towards the costs of their social care for 2019/20. Key metrics for the social care means-test for 2019/20 are: upper capital
The health and social care system in Northern Ireland has seen seven fundamental reviews setting out major changes of direction in the last 20 years. Each has delivered a similar verdict: the country needs to reduce its reliance on hospitals,
The State of Caring Survey is the UK’s most comprehensive research into the lives and experience of carers. This year over 7,500 current carers shared their experiences and helped inform our State of Caring 2019 report. Key findings include: almost
This briefing places primary care network (PCNs) in the context of previous changes to general practice funding and contracting. It examines the rationale for networks, explores relevant evidence and draws out intended benefits and possible risks for the future of
This Healthwatch report summarises data and people’s experiences about social care reviews, reassessments and their outcomes for people with dementia. On the basis of analysis of data from 97 local councils, the report finds people are not getting what they
All Party Parliamentary Group for Ageing and Older People report following an in-depth inquiry to understand the detrimental impact of poor housing on older people’s physical, mental and social wellbeing. An estimate of some of the costs of poor housing
Local Government Association report that highlights how health and wellbeing boards (HWBs) are making a real difference through a wide range of initiatives, including reducing hospital admissions and time spent in hospital, reducing demand for GP appointments, helping thousands of
Annual budget survey of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services members reveals how the failure of successive governments to address long-term funding for adult social care is negatively affecting the people who rely on these essential services, their
This Long Term Plan Implementation Framework system support offer signposts the national and regional support systems can draw on to develop their five-year strategic plans.
Following the publication of the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS England and NHS Improvement committed to publishing an implementation framework, setting out further detail on how it would be delivered. Local systems are developing their five-year strategic plans which will