Tag Archives: Social Care Provision

Adult Social Care in England: Official Report (House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts / BBC News)

Summary This House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts report suggests that implementation of the Care Act will depend on an unprecedented degree of collaboration across every level of government. The report indicates that roughly 220,000 people working in social … Continue reading

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Parity of Esteem: Guidance on Mental Health Commissioning (NHS England)

Summary This NHS England document offers planning guidance to assist commissioners in their planning with regard to how local communities and CCGs can achieve greater “parity of esteem” between physical and mental health. This document supplies evidence, case studies and … Continue reading

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Improving Later Life (Age UK)

Summary This electronic book is a compilation of themed insights, each of the sections being written by various experts in their fields, concerning the best evidence available on the main issues in the health and wellbeing of people aged 85 … Continue reading

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Consultation on NICE Social Care Standards (Department of Health)

Summary The Department of Health is consulting care users, families and carers, service commissioners, care providers and staff about all aspects of social care. This is part of a review of the topics for inclusion in NICE social care guidance and standards. The comprehensive set of NICE … Continue reading

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Citizen-Led Change in Public Services (Groundswell Partnership)

Summary This document describes the process of working together for change. It places an emphasis on coming-up with solutions, robust action plans and the identification and measurement of outcomes. A “step by step” method has been designed for use by … Continue reading

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Quality of Care and Support / Caring For Our Future (Department of Health)

Summary In addition to Provider Quality Profiles (PQPs), the Department of Health is planning to introduce a range of new tools to help deliver better quality services and to improve the care people receive / experience. Recognised quality schemes in development, … Continue reading

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Fife Dementia Strategy: Supporting User Participation in Local Policy Development (Social Policy and Society)

Summary This article reviews the consultation process employed in the development of the Fife Dementia Strategy. Stakeholder engagement and involvement was encouraged and had influence on the final strategy. The involvement of people with dementia was considered to be vital, … Continue reading

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