Category: Government

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

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

Shining a Spotlight on Neglected Social Care

A recent report by the House of Lords Adult Social Care Committee has shed light on the “invisible” nature of adult social care, highlighting the lack of understanding and recognition it receives from the public, … read more >> Shining a Spotlight on Neglected Social Care

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

Care Minister Refuses to Back Hancock’s Claim of a “Protective Ring” around Care Homes

The Care Minister, Helen Whately, has declined to support Matt Hancock’s assertion that the government established a “protective ring around care homes” during the initial stages of the pandemic. Whately, who served under the former … read more >> Care Minister Refuses to Back Hancock’s Claim of a “Protective Ring” around Care Homes

UK Government Unveils Next Steps to Reform Social Care

In December 2021, the People at the Heart of Care white paper was published, presenting a transformative 10-year vision for adult social care in the UK. Shaped through extensive collaboration with national and local government, … read more >> UK Government Unveils Next Steps to Reform Social Care

Government call’s for evidence on a new care workforce pathway

In a bid to improve the quality and effectiveness of adult social care in England, the government has launched a call for evidence to develop a new care workforce pathway. The pathway aims to set … read more >> Government call’s for evidence on a new care workforce pathway

The Government Sets Out its Vision for Integrated Health and Social Care

The UK government has unveiled an ambitious white paper that aims to bridge the gaps between health and social care in response to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. This proposal, announced with the … read more >> The Government Sets Out its Vision for Integrated Health and Social Care

People at the Heart of Care White Paper Launched

The UK government has announced an ambitious 10-year vision for adult social care, aiming to transform support and care services in England. In a white paper titled “People at the Heart of Care” the government … read more >> People at the Heart of Care White Paper Launched

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