Stimulation of the care market can not only help to meet demand but can turn the challenges of an ageing population into a driver for economic growth – with new opportunities for existing providers, small scale start-ups and health and care technologies.
This paper is designed to kick off that debate and look at some of the key challenges and opportunities in developing a new care economy.
Paper that surveys the current use of new health technologies and telecare in social care and explores ways to start building a technology-enabled vision for the future of care.
This briefing has been co-produced with Carers UK. It is common for people to be unsure about what reablement is, and for family and friends to be uncertain about what it means for them. This At a glance briefing is designed to help people understand what reablement is, and what family and friends can do to help. Resource published by Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) in March 2012. Review date March 2015.
Report based on qualitative research, funded by Marie Curie Cancer Care, undertaken by the Health Experiences Research Group in the Department of PrimaryHealth Care Sciences at the University of Oxford. 40 carers were interviewed about their experiences of caring for someone at the end of life. Some were currently caring for a sick friend or relative; others had been bereaved
Report on the views and experiences of frontline nursing staff in care homes in England.
In October 2005 the Coalition consulted with its members to select its priority areas for monitoring. Training for Carers, along with Carer Awareness Training for Professionals and The impact of Carers Assessments were the key priority areas identified. Funding for the monitoring exercise was provided by the Scottish Executive.
Resource to provide overarching guidance and direction for those in charge of Change Fund implementation and who desire a better grounding in the subject areas below.
The purpose of the inquiry has been to consider the issues facing the future of social care, and to make recommendations for consideration by the Government in advance of publication of its White Paper on social care and update on funding.
Although the report focuses particularly on those people aged 65 and older, many of the recommendations are equally relevant to services for younger people who have a disability, and other people who have long-term conditions.
Document that outlines the framework for the inspection of local authority arrangements to protect children, including the effectiveness of early identification and help for children, young people, their families and carers.
These inspections will focus on the effectiveness of the local authority’s child protection services, and the local authority’s leadership of strategic partners in their shared work to help and protect children and young people who are suffering, or likely to suffer, harm from abuse or neglect.