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Adult Safeguarding: Updated Statement of Government Policy (Department of Health)

Summary This document from the Department of Health updates the government’s policy on safeguarding adults vulnerable to abuse and neglect. “It includes the statement of principles for Local Authority Social Services and housing, health, the police and other agencies to … Continue reading

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Adult Safeguarding: Updated Statement (Department of Health)

Summary This document updates the government’s policy on safeguarding adults vulnerable to abuse and neglect. A statement of principles is included for use when developing or assessing local safeguarding arrangements. Full Text Link Reference Social Care Policy (2013). Statement of … Continue reading

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The Queen’s Speech: Briefing (Carers UK)

Summary The Queen’s Speech (May 2013) included two bills of relevance to carers in the Government’s legislative plans for 2013-14, covering: Social care. Reforms to the state pension. This Carers UK briefing summarises the potential impact of this proposed legislation on … Continue reading

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Social Care in England Faces £800m Further Cut (BBC News)

Summary Social care in England faces bleak future according to council chiefs. Research by the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services suggests that a further £800m is likely to be cut from the £16bn budget this year. Read more: BBC News: Social care in England ‘has … Continue reading

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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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Social Care Reform Plans in England (Department of Health / NHS Choices)

Summary The Government has announced new arrangements for the funding of care for the elderly, with a view to at least partially avoiding individuals having to incur unlimited costs. The plan is based loosely on the recommendations made by the … Continue reading

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