adult social care
Paper that explores the relationship between policy initiatives regarding risk-taking in adult care and its claim to reflect user experience; argues that these policy initiatives are driven by the imperative of rationalising risk management; and claims that such policies are not a response to user demand and that more research is needed to evaluate the attitudes of users of adult care to risk-taking.
Study that investigated the realities of making choices about services and support over time, by disabled people of working age and older, who were likely to experience repeated choices due to their changing circumstances.
Based on a review of the existing literature and IPC’s own experience in working with local authorities reviewing their safeguarding procedures, this discussion paper looks at the relationship between personalisation, safeguarding and commissioning.
Report on care and support in older people's services in the UK - what has caused the current crisis and possible solutions to the problems.
Briefing that examines the implications of the Equality Act 2010 for personalised adult social care. The Act provides a legal framework which can support personalisation in adult social care.
They are both about ensuring individuals receive services that are respectful, effective and accessible. It is essential that care providers from all sectors understand the implications for them.
This resource is about exploring the knowledge from the new types of worker programme and its implications for the transformation of the workforce in adult social care and how it supports the development of the ‘big society’.
Council cut backs could see the loss of 81,000 care home beds over the next 10 years. The anticipated increase in the UK’s ageing population would, at the same time, increase demand by 18,000 in the same period. Therefore, almost 100,000 older people could be unable to access the care home places they need and, because of their frailty, many would have to be admitted to hospital, creating a bed blocking crisis for the NHS.
This report makes a number of recommendations for central and local government action.
Detailed guide for local authorities and their partners on workforce commissioning in adult social care.
This report investigates some of the key issues currently confronting those involved in planning and providing adult social care at a time of budgetary pressure. With local authorities preparing to introduce a series of cost saving measures, adult social care budgets are under greater pressure than ever before. Ipsos MORI spoke to senior stakeholders to understand the challenges that they face and to find out how their organisations are planning for the future.
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation's (JRF) response to the Law Commission’s consultation on creating a simple, consistent, transparent and modern framework for adult social care law.