Tag Archives: Proposals to Improve Care for Vulnerable Older People

Leicester City Council / Shared Lives Foster Placements for Elderly People (BBC News)

Summary A fostering scheme for the elderly is being introduced in Leicester, whereby families will be paid to take elderly people into their homes. Carers will be paid £224 a week (roughly four times the amount unpaid carers on basic Carer’s … Continue reading

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Refreshing the NHS Mandate (Department of Health)

Summary The government is consulting on an update to the Mandate to NHS England for 2014 to 2015. The NHS Mandate (published first in November 2012) defines the government’s ambitions for the NHS and relates these to the funding available. The … Continue reading

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Views Sought on Proposals to Improve Care for Vulnerable Older People (Department of Health)

Summary The Department of Health is seeking views on proposals to improve care for vulnerable older people. The proposals involve finding ways for NHS and social care services to work together more effectively. Interested parties can discuss and comment on … Continue reading

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