Tag Archives: Norman Lamb (Former Care Minister)

Summary of Recent Progress on Dementia Friendly Communities (Department of Health)

Summary The following brief communication supplies an update on the Government’s and Department of Health’s national progress in the creation, development, promotion and evaluation of dementia-friendly communities. Ambitions for the end of 2015 include: There being at least 20 cities, … Continue reading

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Government Response to the House of Lords Select Committee Report on the Mental Capacity Act (Ministry of Justice / Department of Health / JCN)

Summary The government, with partners, has considered the recommendations made by the House of Lords. This response report defines a system-wide programme planned for 2014 to 2015 (and beyond) on improving implementation of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. Full Text … Continue reading

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Care Bill Becomes Care Act 2014 (Department of Health)

Summary The Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb has written about the impact of the Care Act 2014, which introduces the biggest change to social care for 60 years. This online article summarises the provisions of the Care Act and … Continue reading

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Call to Ban 15-Minute Home Care Visits (BBC News / Leonard Cheshire Disability)

Summary The charity Leonard Cheshire Disability has discovered that short care visits to elderly and disabled people are becoming more common. Their report shows that 60% of councils in England use 15-minute visits, which are more often than not too short to provide adequate … Continue reading

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Narrative for Person-Centred Coordinated Care (National Voices / TLAP)

Summary This narrative on care integration has been developed to encourage local areas accept the challenge of re-designing services with due regard to the perspectives of their users. “National Voices welcomes ambitions to make joined-up health and care the norm by 2018, … Continue reading

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Extra Funding to Support People in Their Own Homes (Department of Health)

Summary Norman Lamb, Care and Support Minister, has announced an extra £40m for the Disabled Facilities Grant. The money will be used to help older people have better quality of life and remain independent in their own homes for longer. … Continue reading

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Care Home Regulation Unfit for Purpose: Care Minister Norman Lamb (BBC News)

Summary Care minister Norman Lamb has concluded that regulation of the care sector is not fit for purpose. New proposals on care homes are open for consultation. One proposal is for regulators to be given greater powers to examine the books of the … Continue reading

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Liverpool Care Pathway: Updates to the NHS Constitution (BBC News)

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust), Volume 3 Issue 4, November 2012]. Summary The Liverpool Care Pathway, developed at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital and the city’s Marie Curie Hospice, … Continue reading

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