The state of health care and adult social care in England 2018/19 – Care Quality Commission

Who cares?: the financialisation of adult social care – Institute for Public Policy Research

Institute for Public Policy Research report that identifies that social care’s reliance on private bed provision is growing, and larger providers – particularly those funded by private equity firms – are becoming more dominant. A growing reliance on private provision

Review of adult social care complaints 2018/19 – Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman

Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman report that finds that the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has found problems in nearly two out of every three adult social care complaints it has investigated in the past year. It revealed it

Homing in on free personal care – Independent Age

Independent Age report that outlines the various reasons why free personal care can help provide the systemic change that social care is in need of. The report shows the scale of how many older people have had to sell their

What can England learn from the long-term care system in Germany? – Nuffield Trust

This report seeks to assess the German long-term care system through the lens of the policy challenges that face England. Using a literature review and a series of interviews with experts on the German system both within and outside Germany,

Occupational therapy: unlocking the potential of children and young people – Royal College of Occupational Therapists

Royal College of Occupational Therapists report outlining the role that occupational therapists play in improving the lives of children and young people with physical, learning and mental health needs. It demonstrates, through a series of case studies, how occupational therapists

Policy briefing: social care funding and mental health – Centre for Mental Health

Centre for Mental Health briefing exploring what a fair and sustainable funding settlement for social care needs to look like in order to deliver parity of esteem for mental health and sufficient funding to support people of working age as

The Autism Act, 10 years on: a report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism on understanding, services and support for autistic people and their families in England – All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism

All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism report that identifies that while under the Autism Act, alongside other important laws like the Care Act, autistic people in England are entitled to the care and support they need little has been achieved.

Support for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities in England – National Audit Office

National Audit Office report assesses how well pupils with special educational needs and disabilities are being supported. It examines how well education services and health and social care services work together in order to meet these needs.

State Of Adult Social Care In London: A London Councils Report – London Councils

London Councils research finding adult social care services in London have delivered almost half a billion pounds of efficiencies since 2015 and saved the NHS around £4.6 million a year through avoiding unnecessary hospital stays. The report also warns that

RightCare: Progressive Neurological Conditions Toolkit – NHS RightCare

People with progressive neurological conditions are experiencing delays in diagnosis and treatment, fragmented and uncoordinated services, limited availability of neurospecialist rehab and reablement and a lack of psycho-social support. This NHS RightCare toolkit provides expert practical advice and guidance on

HSC (2003) 002 2: LAC (2003) 1: Mental health grant guidance 2003-04 – Department of Health

The purpose of this circular is to provide guidance on the administration and conditions attached to the Mental Health Grant (MHG) for Councils with Social Service Responsibilities (CSSRs) in 2003-04.

HSC (2003) 002: LAC (2003) 1: Mental health grant guidance 2003-04 – Department of Health

The purpose of this circular is to provide guidance on the administration and conditions attached to the Mental Health Grant (MHG) for Councils with Social Service Responsibilities (CSSRs) in 2003-04.

Overpayments of Carer’s Allowance: Thirtieth Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee

The Work and Pensions Committee has found that carers are being disproportionately heavily penalised for years of Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) administrative errors or their own honest mistakes.  They find the carers allowance is operated using a confusing

LASSL(2000) 18: Personal Social Services (PSS) Funding 2001-02, Quality Protects, Children’s SSA and Special Grant – Department of Health

Quality Protects is beginning to fulfill its aim – to transform services and outcomes for our most vulnerable children. Initially a three-year programme, it has received its extension to a five-year programme, running to 2004.

LAC (2000) 22 HSC (2000) 033: Quality Protects programme: transforming children’s services, 2001-2002 – Department of Health

Quality Protects is beginning to fulfill its aim – to transform services and outcomes for our most vulnerable children. Initially a three-year programme, it has received its extension to a five-year programme, running to 2004.

Shaping services around your child: A parent carer’s guide to integrated commissioning – Council for Disabled Children

Integrated commissioning is where commissioners (those who plan, develop and purchase services) pool budgets across traditional boundaries, such as ‘health’ and ‘social care.’ The intention of this is to reduce duplication in service provision, where, typically, different bits of local