Tag: Social Care
The NHS as you know it cannot survive a second term of Tory-led government, says Labour.
220,000 fewer meals were delivered to pensioners and vulnerable adults over the last five years, says Labour.
A Freedom of Information Request reveals how three quarters of councils in England are providing just 15 minutes of care for vulnerable people.
Older people more likely to receive welfare payments than council-funded services or support by carers
Report calls for new charter of rights for people with learning disabilities after Winterbourne View scandal
Care providers must make every effort to supply vulnerable clients with same-sex carers, says ombudsman.
Social care funding for the elderly and disabled is facing a £4.3 billion shortfall by the end of the decade, experts are warning.
Labour leader called on to make a public statement of his support for carers on strike in his constituency
Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission report predicts number of households in absolute poverty will rise by one third this decade
The Welsh Government has set out how a multi-million pound grant will be used to support the essential training of the social care workforce in Wales.
Cuts to health and social care funding are pushing 60% of carers across the UK to breaking point, a leading UK charity has warned.
Hospital pharmacies are being privatised at an alarming rate because of a ‘toxic combination’ of the government’s health act and an unfair loophole in VAT rules.
Disabled People’s ‘Right To Control’ Care Support Will Not Be Rolled Out Nationally, Admits Minister
An evaluation found that the 'right to control' "may not have resulted in any measurable" positive impact for disabled people.
Figures show that there has been around 109,000 investigations into alleged abuse and neglect cases in residential care homes since 2011, an increase of 13%.
Links to all of the news reports and press releases published by the Welfare News Service (WNS) in the last week.
A number of respondents to a public consultation were concerned that a decision to close Mountview Care Home had been taken and that it was a done deal.
A Lancashire family missed out on quality time together for more than two years, because the county council did not provide the correct support to their severely disabled daughter
A five-year commitment to transform health and social care funding is urgently needed to avoid the care system spiraling towards a deeper crisis, council leaders are warning today
Welsh Liberal Democrats Press Release: Details have been announced today of the £50m care fund that was established due to the Welsh Liberal Democrats negotiations...
Caring Together is part of the wider NHS reorganisation of health and social care across eastern Cheshire.
People who want to raise concerns about adult social care in England can now benefit from a new arrangement between the sector’s regulator and ombudsman.
The coalition government has announced that a new £2 million fund will be made available to help community and volunteer-led projects provide extra support to older people next winter.