Developing a progressive social care system to meet the needs of citizens while balancing service provision, funding and workforce pressures is a puzzle yet unsolved. A Public Policy Projects roundtable, chaired by David Walker, sought to establish what's next for the policy of the political left.
The long-awaited social care green paper remains unpublished, but as well as tackling the major issue of how care is funded, it is also expected to place emphasis on the need for more integrated, person-centred approaches and innovative models of care.
New analysis from the Improvement Analytics Unit, a joint initiative between NHS England and the Health Foundation, has found that more than four in ten emergency admissions to hospital involving care home residents could be avoided with better provision of preventative primary care.
A new report is being launched in parliament today setting out the case for a Sector Deal for the learning disability sector, focusing on realising the potential of technology to boost investment and transform the way care is delivered.
Wolverton Court has been ranked ‘outstanding’ overall, and in all five assessment categories, in a recent Care Quality Commission inspection, as it was when inspected in 2016. So what are they doing right?
The pathway for the Future Generations Wellbeing Act has been unveiled by John Ashworth, Shadow Health and Care Secretary, to enshrine a ‘health in all policies’ approach to future policymaking. Could this be the policy change we need?
The founding members of the CARE badge community interest company (CIC) have today announced the public launch of the CARE badge, a unifying symbol of pride and quality in social care.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has today published the findings of an in-depth review on the state of oral health care in care homes across England.
The NHS has appointed Martin Griffiths, a lead surgeon at Barts Health NHS Trust in London, as the first clinical director for violence reduction to help prevent stabbings and other violent crime.
New analysis from the Centre of Progressive Policy (CPP) shows 80 million life years are lost due to inequalities in education, income, employment, crime and housing in England.