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At Last is Downing Street Looking for a Sustainable Solution for the Future of Social Care?

I write to welcome the Chancellor’s extra £2 billion of funding announced for social care in today’s budget statement. While the extra funding will undoubtedly support the immediate…

08/03/2017 | More >
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The much anticipated ‘Care and Support White Paper’ is published

The Government has published the much anticipated Care and Support White Paper, setting out ‘a new vision for reform’ that draws upon the recommendations of the Dilnot Commission,…

20/07/2012 | More >
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Middle classes let down on care

Supporting an older relative to make a decision to enter a care home is a difficult, emotional task.  It often has to be made at a time of…

18/07/2012 | More >
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Social care funding cut by £900m last year

A survey carried out by the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (June 2012) showed that social care funding dropped by more than 6%  last year, even…

10/07/2012 | More >
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British Red Cross Warn of “Dangerous” Cuts

The British Red Cross warned yesterday (12th June 2012) that older people are being put at risk because of “dangerous” cuts to home-based care.  It’s survey of GP’s…

13/06/2012 | More >
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Queen’s Speech 2012: Draft Bill on Social Care Announced

We were pleased to see the inclusion of a draft bill for overhauling care and support for elderly and disabled people in England being included in the Queen’s…

14/05/2012 | More >
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