Disabled people are twice as likely to be inactive when compared to non-disabled people. This report provides a review of the scientific evidence of the health benefits for physical activity specifically for disabled adults. It will inform the review of
This report provides a new voice to the debate on the role of the private sector in the delivery of public services. While the current debate remains unhelpfully polarised along party lines, this report argues that partnerships between the public
Guidance for managing seasonal influenza, identifying pathogens and transmission routes for acute respiratory disease in care homes. This guidance covers: case definitions managing cases infection control recording and reporting
This report looks at the trends, shares examples of good and outstanding care, and highlights where care needs to improve. It finds that most people in England receive a good quality of care. Ratings show that quality overall has been
This report forms part of The National Audit Office’s wider programme of work on mental health, following their 2016 report Mental health services: preparations for access and our 2017 report Mental health in prisons. It examines whether the government is on track to meet
High numbers of incapacity benefits claimants among Liverpool City Region working age residents are of key concern to the Health is Wealth Commission, and form part of nationwide problem that is attracting increasing attention, not least because the direct and associated costs of
According to the Hidden Harm report, there are estimated to be 250,000-350,000 children of problem drug users in the UK (ACMD, 2003). Only 37% of fathers and 64% of mothers with a drug problem still have their children living with
In response to Hidden Harm (ACMD, 2003), the government outlined its commitment to fund research identifying what types of services and interventions work with children of problem drug and alcohol users and their families (DfES, 2005). This evaluation of Families
NHS continuing healthcare is an ongoing package of health and social care that is arranged and funded solely by the NHS where an individual is found to have a primary health need. Such care is provided to an individual aged 18
Joseph Rowntree Foundation analysis looking at poverty trends for families with children in Scotland, reflecting the commitments in the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act to achieve substantial reductions by 2030. It highlights upcoming Scottish Government labour market strategies that have the potential to
A summary of what has been achieved by partners in the adult social care sector one year on from the launch of the Quality Matters action plan.
This House of Commons Library briefing paper is intended to help Members respond to queries from constituents about eligibility to NHS continuing healthcare in England. Equivalent provision in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland is covered in the sixth section. NHS
This document describes the fetal anomaly screening programme (FASP) pathway for 18+0 to 20+6 week fetal anomaly ultrasound scan.
This document describes the fetal anomaly screening programme (FASP) pathway for Down’s (T21), Edwards’ (T18) and Patau’s (T13).
This report provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive overview of the size and structure of the adult social care sector and workforce in England. It finds: The number of people working in adult social care was estimated at 1.47 million. The number
Alzheimer’s Disease International report that looks at a broad cross section of research areas including basic science; diagnosis; drug discovery; risk reduction and epidemiology. With the continued absence of a disease modifying treatment, the report also features progress, innovation and developments
The report provides conclusions and recommendations for the UK’s post-Brexit work immigration system, after the implementation period. It assess labour market impacts, productivity, innovation, investment and training impacts, public finance, public service impacts, and community impacts. Four public services were
While various measures of income inequality and poverty exist, the UK no longer has an official measure of poverty for children, adults or pensioners. This leaves a situation where policymakers and politicians are less able to track progress and it
The purpose of this handbook is to bring together in one publication the Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme’s (FASP) guidelines and recommendations that relate to the screening pathway and are not covered in detail in the other handbooks. It includes: an overview
This publication explains laboratory standards and processes for antenatal chromosomal abnormality screening: Down’s syndrome (Trisomy 21) Edwards’ syndrome (Trisomy 18) Patau’s syndrome(Trisomy 13) The document includes: an overview of the fetal anomaly screening programme (FASP) explanation of screening tests and