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Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia: Annual Progress Report (Department of Health)

Summary This report gives an account of progress in the first year of the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia. The achievements against the three main areas of the challenge are described, with progress reports from the three Dementia Challenge Champion … Continue reading

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Effective Commissioning of Domiciliary Care (LGiU)

Summary The Local Government Information Unit (LGiU)’s report on home care, entitled “Outcomes matter: effective commissioning in domiciliary care”, summarises results from a recent survey of social care departments and addresses widely held concerns about the “time-task” culture of service … Continue reading

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Audit Commission Indicates Potential £300m Social Care Assessments Savings (BBC News / Audit Commission)

Summary English councils performed approximately 1.8m assessments of people’s needs and reviews of their care during 2010/11, at a cost of about £2.2bn; which is around 12% of gross spending on adult social care. Councils in England could save £312m annually on … Continue reading

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Transforming Health and Social Care for People with Dementia (Department of Health, Dementia Health and Care Champion Group)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary Health and care organisations are working on improvements to dementia services as defined in the Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge.  The … Continue reading

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