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The latest report from care finance specialist Just Group has found that A cap on care costs is the most preferred option by people in the UK when it comes to funding long-term care.

CARE COST CAP SUPPORT IS HIGHER THAN EVER, RESEARCH FINDS

A cap on care costs is the most preferred option by people in the UK when it comes to funding long-term care, new research has found. The  latest report from care finance specialist Just...
Tony Stein, Chief Executive of HCMS.

SOCIAL CARE BOSS LEADS SECTOR FLU VACCINATION CAMPAIGN

A top healthcare boss is pleading with health and social care staff not to miss having the annual flu vaccine this year, to protect the sector at an increasingly difficult time. Uptake from...
CITY & GUILDS JOINS FORCES WITH FUTURELEARN

CITY & GUILDS JOINS FORCES WITH FUTURELEARN

City & Guilds has partnered with the social learning platform FutureLearn, to turn the tide on unemployment in the UK and help individuals who work in industries impacted by COVID-19 to reskill and...
Hft legacy gifts transform allotment for people with learning disabilities

LEGACY GIFTS TRANSFORM GARDEN INTO ALLOTMENT

A group of adults with learning disabilities from Cornwall has been reaping the rewards of a charity grant and are now growing, cooking and eating food grown in their very own allotment.  ...
GOVERNMENT ACCUSED OF BEING ‘SLOW’ AND ‘INCONSISTENT’ WITH SOCIAL CARE

GOVERNMENT ACCUSED OF BEING ‘SLOW’ AND ‘INCONSISTENT’ WITH SOCIAL CARE

A new report published by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has accused the Government of being “slow, inconsistent, and at times negligent” in their approach to social care in the...
Jitesh Patel, Social Care Sector Lead at Kajima Partnerships

A WATERSHED MOMENT FOR ELDERLY LIVING

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need to change the way long-term care is provided. Jitesh Patel, Social Care Sector Lead at Kajima Partnerships, discusses. Although the immediate...
OVER-45S BELIEVE DELAYS TO SOCIAL CARE REFORMS UNDERMINED FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

OVER-45S BELIEVE DELAYS TO SOCIAL CARE REFORMS UNDERMINED FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

New research from Just Group has finds that the majority (56%) of over-45s believe that delays to reforming social care hampered the response against COVID-19. Nearly two thirds of over-75s also say...
TALENT CONTEST LIFTS SPIRITS AMID CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

TALENT CONTEST LIFTS SPIRITS AMID CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Heathcotes Group, a specialist care provider, has been helping to keep its service users engaged during lockdown with a talent contest inviting their services to show off their creative abilities. ...
The Care Association Alliance Comment COVID-19

‘MISGUIDED’ TO CALL FOR CARE HOME RESIDENTS TO BE MOVED INTO HOSPITALS

The Care Association Alliance, a professional body that represents 38 regional Care Associations who between them represent thousands of care services across the UK, have today issued this statement...
Care for Others. Make a Difference Campaign launched

CARE RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN TO BOOST WORKFORCE

A new national adult social care recruitment campaign has been launched to boost the adult social care workforce in England as part of a wider plan to attract more staff into the sector. The...

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