Tag Archives: Caring for Our Future

Draft Care and Support Bill Report: Session 2012-13 (BBC News / House of Commons Joint Committee on the Draft Care and Support Bill)

Summary Even with the new cap on elderly care costs to be introduced in 2016, people at large will need a Government information and awareness-raising campaign to help them to understand their liabilities in terms of the potential lifetime costs … Continue reading

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Developing Care Markets for Quality and Choice Programme (Department of Health)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary The Department of Health has launched the Developing Care Markets for Quality and Choice Programme (DCMQC) to help … Continue reading

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Quality of Care and Support / Caring For Our Future (Department of Health)

Summary In addition to Provider Quality Profiles (PQPs), the Department of Health is planning to introduce a range of new tools to help deliver better quality services and to improve the care people receive / experience. Recognised quality schemes in development, … Continue reading

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Provider Quality Profile: Local Care Providers Online Comparison Tool (NHS Choices / Department of Health)

Summary The Provider Quality Profile is an online tool which allows users to compare any Care Quality Commission (CQC) registered home care, residential or nursing home provider. This resource is available online at NHS Choices, it having been launched as … Continue reading

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Survey: On the Social Care White Paper (LGA)

Summary This Local Government Association (LGA) survey invites people’s views concerning how effectively the Care and Support White Paper is likely to deliver reforms to social care. The survey goes under the title of a guide to the care and … Continue reading

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Caring for Our Future: Progress Report on Funding Reform (HM Government)

Summary This report attempts to clarify the Government’s position on social care funding. The Department of Health are inviting comments on this document and on the draft Care and Support Bill which it accompanies. Full Text Link Reference Department of … Continue reading

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