Friday 14 December 2018
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Care of vulnerable people 'put in danger'

The dignity, heath and wellbeing of older people and those with disabilities in England are in danger, health and care groups warn.

We need to talk about social care providers

Richard Humphries Assistant Director Policy Kings Fund: Amid growing concern that most NHS providers are sliding into deficit, arguably we should be even more worried about social care providers.

Balancing regulation and standards with quality and improvement

As CQC prepares for a new strategy, Des Kelly OBE contemplates the need for providers to give their views and experiences

Crossroads Care East Anglia charity to close

A charity which supports carers across Norfolk, Suffolk and parts of Essex is closing after more than 30 years.Crossroads Care East Anglia has nine offices across the region and employs 170 people, which it hopes will move to other charities in the sector.

Invest an extra 1 in social care for every 27 spent annually on the NHS says Age UK

New analysis by Age UK reveals that Government investment of an additional sum equivalent to less than four per cent of the annual NHS budget of £112bn per annum would address the unmet care needs of the million plus aged 65+ who are currently struggling to cope on their own - and help sustain the NHS at the same time.

New ambitions for end of life care

A new set of principles for ensuring consistent end of life care in hospitals, care homes and in hospices has been published.