Category: Care Sector

UK Government Announces £50 Million Extra Funding for Home Adaptations

The government has pledged an additional £50 million to local authorities to expedite home adaptations for elderly individuals and those with disabilities, ensuring their continued independence. This funding initiative aims to assist older and disabled … read more >> UK Government Announces £50 Million Extra Funding for Home Adaptations

Somerset Council Sounds Alarm Over Depleting Funds for Social Care

In a stark and concerning revelation, Somerset Council has issued a warning, expressing its dire financial straits in sustaining both adult and children’s social care. This ominous disclosure follows a recurrent occurrence, as the authority … read more >> Somerset Council Sounds Alarm Over Depleting Funds for Social Care

Redefining Training: UK Social Care Embraces AI Avatars to Bridge Workforce Gap

Cutting-edge AI avatars are breaking ground in the UK’s social care sector by ushering in a transformative era of staff training. These avatars, digital entities mirroring real-life trainers, are being trialled with the intention of … read more >> Redefining Training: UK Social Care Embraces AI Avatars to Bridge Workforce Gap

Navigating the Tightrope: Balancing Urgency and Excellence in Social Care

In a clash of priorities, the government’s call for swift action is locking horns with the regulator’s steadfast commitment to upholding rigorous standards in the realm of adult social care, according to insights from Andrew … read more >> Navigating the Tightrope: Balancing Urgency and Excellence in Social Care

Austerity’s Toll: Social Care Struggles with £1.5 Billion Funding Void

In a dire revelation, the social care sector finds itself perched on a precarious precipice, grappling with a staggering funding deficit of £1.5 billion, according to newly unearthed research. The implications of this financial void … read more >> Austerity’s Toll: Social Care Struggles with £1.5 Billion Funding Void

No More Broken Promises: Care and Support Alliance’s Cry for Action

In what marks four years since former Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s promise to tackle the social care crisis, 60 charities forming the Care and Support Alliance (CSA) have come together to plead with the current … read more >> No More Broken Promises: Care and Support Alliance’s Cry for Action

Home Care Crisis: Unpaid Bills Push Companies to the Brink of Collapse

Dozens of home care companies in England are teetering on the edge of collapse as they struggle to cope with a financial crisis caused by unpaid invoices from local councils and the NHS. According to … read more >> Home Care Crisis: Unpaid Bills Push Companies to the Brink of Collapse

Adult Social Care Workforce in England Shows Signs of Growth

New data released by Skills for Care reveals a promising upturn in the adult social care workforce in England during the 2022-2023 period. The annual Size and Structure of the Adult Social Care Sector and … read more >> Adult Social Care Workforce in England Shows Signs of Growth

Government Urged to Rethink Single-Word Ratings for Adult Social Care

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called for the abandonment of the government’s plans to introduce a single-word rating system for adult social care services, citing concerns about the ability of councils to fulfil their … read more >> Government Urged to Rethink Single-Word Ratings for Adult Social Care

Inquiry Unveils Shortcomings in UK’s Covid Readiness as Hancock Faces Widow’s Anguish

Former Health Secretary Matt Hancock appeared before the Covid Inquiry today to provide insights into the UK’s level of preparedness for the devastating pandemic that swept the nation. However, the inquiry took an emotional turn … read more >> Inquiry Unveils Shortcomings in UK’s Covid Readiness as Hancock Faces Widow’s Anguish

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