Tag Archives: White Paper on Social Care

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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Caring for Our Future: Progress Report on Funding Reform (HM Government)

Summary This report attempts to clarify the Government’s position on social care funding. The Department of Health are inviting comments on this document and on the draft Care and Support Bill which it accompanies. Full Text Link Reference Department of … Continue reading

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Care and Support White Paper (HM Government)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 12, July 2012]. Summary The Care and Support White Paper “Caring for our future: reforming care and support” defines intended reforms for the care … Continue reading

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Social Care Plans: No Price Cap Yet (BBC News)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 12, July 2012]. Summary The Local Government Association has accused ministers of “papering over the cracks” since they have been unable to commit (at present) to capping … Continue reading

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Transforming Social Care for Older People (Centre for Social Justice)

Summary “Over the last year alone, nearly £1 billion has been stripped out of councils’ social care budgets. If the existing system is not reformed, the CSJ argues, one significant casualty will be the Government’s health reforms”. Read more: The … Continue reading

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