King’s Fund Videos Explaining How Social Care Works and is Funded (King’s Fund / NHS England)

Summary

The King’s Fund has produced three videos to raise awareness of how social care operates in England. The topics covered include:

  1. What is social care?
  2. Who provides social care?
  3. How is social care paid for?

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Reference

What is social care and how does it work? [Online]: King’s Fund, May 2017.

There is also a timeline presentation on social care funding:

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Reference

A short history of social care funding. [Online]: King’s Fund, May 11th 2017.

Accountable Care Systems Announced (NHS England)

Eight or nine accountable care systems (ACSs) have been announced, which will integrate local NHS organisations, in partnership with social care services and the voluntary sector. This development is said to involve the biggest initiative in integrating care for any major western country to date.

Nine areas in England, covering seven million people, will be better served by:

“ …nationwide action to provide joined up, better coordinated care breaking down the barriers between GPs and hospitals, physical and mental healthcare, social care and the NHS”.

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Reference

NHS moves to end “fractured” care system. [Online]: NHS England, June 15th 2017.

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