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£79m mental health support for children and young people

£79 MILLION TO BOOST MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

Millions more children and young people will have access to significantly expanded mental health services, backed by £79 million, it has been announced. The number of mental health support...
The national disability charity Sense has issued a statement in response to today’s Budget delivered by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak MP.

BUDGET IS “MISSED OPPORTUNITY” TO SUPPORT DISABLED PEOPLE, SAYS SENSE

The national disability charity Sense has issued a statement in response to today’s Budget delivered by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak MP.  Whilst the Budget included...
Care Workers' Charity 2020 Impact Report

THE CARE WORKERS’ CHARITY PUBLISHES 2020 IMPACT REPORT

The Care Workers’ Charity has provided grants of over £2 million in total to support care workers in 2020, it has been revealed.  The Care Workers’ Charity has published...
International Care Worker Recruitment

UK TO STRENGTHEN ETHICAL APPROACH TO INTERNATIONAL CARE WORKER RECRUITMENT

The UK has updated its Code of Practice (CoP) for the international recruitment of health and social care staff to align with the World Health Organization, widening the global market from which the...
The plans will allow one single named visitor to hold hands indoors with their relative or contact in a care home, and make repeat visits under carefully designed conditions to keep residents, staff and visitors safe.

CARE HOME RESIDENTS TO BE ALLOWED ONE REGULAR VISITOR

Care home residents will be allowed one regular indoor visitor from 8th March, as part of the Prime Minister’s roadmap to ease lockdown restrictions. The plans will allow one single named...
Nursing Applications Surge

NURSING APPLICATIONS IN ENGLAND UP BY OVER A THIRD

Applications to nursing courses in England have increased by 34%, figures published by UCAS today have revealed.  UCAS has received 48,830 applications to nursing courses in England, up from...
The public are being called upon to apply for short-term and long-term opportunities in the adult social care sector to support care home residents and those being cared for at home.

CAMPAIGN AND SCHEMES LAUNCHED TO BOOST ADULT SOCIAL CARE WORKFORCE

The public are being called upon to apply for short-term and long-term opportunities in the adult social care sector to support care home residents and those being cared for at home. The impact...
The Minister for Care has written to local authorities, care providers and directors of adult social services following the publication of a standard operating procedure to support the vaccination of all community-based frontline social care workers.

MINISTER FOR CARE ADDRESSES CARE SECTOR ON VACCINE PROCEDURE

The Minister for Care has written to local authorities, care providers and directors of adult social services following the publication of a standard operating procedure to support the vaccination...
OU Calls for Social Care Reform

OU CALLS FOR ACTION TO ADDRESS SOCIAL CARE SKILLS SHORTAGES

The Open University (OU) has called for significant reform in adult social work and social care to aid the sectors’ recovery from COVID-19. In a survey of leaders across England, The Open...
People with mental health issues who are detained under the Mental Health Act will benefit from landmark reforms which provide more control over their care and treatment, the government has announced today.

MENTAL HEALTH LAWS TO UNDERGO LANDMARK REFORM

People with mental health issues who are detained under the Mental Health Act will benefit from landmark reforms which provide more control over their care and treatment, the government has...

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