Tag Archives: Former Care Services Minister Paul Burstow

Key to Care Report: the Burstow Commission on the Future of the Home Care Workforce (BBC News / LGiU)

Summary The “Key to Care” report, published in early December by the Local Government Information Unit (LGiU) and the home care provider Mears, predicted that the home care system in England could be close to crisis because of the extent … Continue reading

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Housing With Care to Promote Independent Living (BBC News / Demos / Age UK)

Summary Paul Burstow, the former Care Services Minister, has proposed that surplus NHS land could be used for building dedicated housing for older people. This is just one of a number of suggestions to encourage investment in extra care housing … Continue reading

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Commission on Residential Care (Community Care / Demos)

Summary The think-tank Demos, which launched the Commission on Residential Care, has published the commission’s terms of reference and has invited practitioners, relatives, residents and other stakeholders to offer their opinions / feedback. “Ex-care minister Paul Burstow launched [in late July … Continue reading

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Delivering Dilnot: Funding Elderly Care (Centre Forum)

Summary This report is a further contribution to the debate concerning recommendations made in the Dilnot Report about how fair and sustainable care for the elderly can be funded. Full Text Link Reference Paul Burstow (ed.) (2012). Delivering Dilnot: paying … Continue reading

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Health and Social Care Reform: Making it Work for Mental Health (APPG on Mental 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 This report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Mental Health represents the results of a one … Continue reading

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Adult Social Care Workforce Learning and Development Programme: £2.4m Funding (Department of Health / Skills for Care)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 1, August 2012]. Summary The Department of Health has commissioned Skills for Care to help deliver a national learning and development programme for the … Continue reading

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BMJ Articles Question Optimism About Telehealth / Telecare (BMJ)

Summary The government hopes to be able to use telehealth as a way of cutting NHS costs and improving care quality, but the BMJ has run a series of articles questioning the evidence from the world’s largest randomised control trial … Continue reading

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