The State of Health Care

Most of the care that we see across England is good quality and, overall, the quality is improving slightly according to the latest Care Quality Commission report titled The state of health care and adult social care in England 2018/19. “But people do not always have good experiences of care and they have told us […]

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Digital Innovation

Sixteen organisations that provide and commission adult social care services are to receive a share of £4.5m to enable them to roll out their local digital projects on a wider scale.    The organisations have been selected to receive a Social Care Digital Pathfinders grant, which supports products and services that have already been piloted in […]

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Post Brexit Care Pressures

Post-Brexit migration plans would deepen social care pressures, say government advisers Brexit will inevitably have some unintended consequences and one is likely to be a shortage of workers or a further increase in care costs – at a time when funding is not matching demand. Fears of even greater staffing pressure on social care have […]

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Funding Care

While there was a clear message from our now government to “get Brexit done” there was less information as to it’s approach with regard to social care and the impact on families across the country. The government has, however, committed to within the first 100 day, approximately by the middle of March, to “beginning cross […]

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Benefits of keeping active

If you are worried about keeping happy and healthy in your own home there are a lot of activities you can undertake, not just to keep physically active but also mentally active too. Scientists have found that challenging the brain with new activities helps to build new brain cells and strengthen connections between them. This […]

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What is Social Prescribing?

To help reduce the need and so the cost of care for loved ones the government through the NHS is developing personalised care. This represents an initiative to be developed between people, professionals and the health and care system. The aim is to enable people to stay well for longer and also provides a shift […]

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