Over the past decade, successive governments have brought in a range of legislation, policies and programmes in an attempt to deliver on a vision of coordinated, person-centred care and better outcomes for children and young people with SEND. However, despite this
Health Foundation briefing from the Improvement Analytics Unit, a joint initiative between NHS England and the Health Foundation. Key points are: Analysis of a national linked dataset identifying permanent care home residents aged 65 and older and their hospital found that
Several proposals have been put forward that suggest social care should be funded via individual insurance or savings products. This one page briefing outlines why the Nuffield Trust thinks relying on individual funding options is unlikely to provide a viable
A child born today has a one in three chance of living to 100. Increased longevity should be celebrated. However, it will bring a range of challenges for society. This is the first in a series of reports focusing on
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
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
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
This circular: sets out arrangements for planning emergency and elective care at local level to ensure that services respond well to seasonal pressures whilst maintaining progress in reducing waiting lists. summarises the arrangements for whole system planning with social care,
The Government wishes to improve the arrangements for dealing with incidents of adult abuse. In September 1999 the Department of Health issued a consultative draft copy of ‘No Secrets’ for comment. We now enclose copies of the final, published document.
This guidance consolidates previous advice concerning the restriction of employment of all practitioners of the professions supplementary to medicine. It also asks you to verify registration.
EL (88) P 225 : Assessments and Statements of Special Educational Needs: Procedures Within the Education, Health and Social Services
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
Action for Children report that identifies the urgent need for investment in support that helps children and young people face challenges, and the need to provide support early, before problems reach crisis point. The report also explores how childhoods have
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 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
The capability statement sets out what a PSW in adult services should know and be able to do to ensure that effective professional social work practice is developed and supported within their organisation. It aims to support a move towards consistency
This guidance sets out the role, function and purpose of a PSW in adult services.It helps support employers when recruiting to the role of adult PSW and clarifies what social workers and other practitioners can expect from the PSW in their organisation.
Children’s Commissioner’s infographic report that examines the latest scale of, and trends over time in, rates of childhood vulnerability. It estimates the total number of children in England currently receiving statutory support or intervention (those who are ‘in the system’),
This House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee report recommends that the Government immediately spends £8 billion to restore social care to acceptable standards and then introduces free personal care over a period of 5 years. The report finds publicly funded
This document sets out a new personalised care approach for those veterans who have a long term physical, mental or neurological health condition or disability.