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Sixty Icon Social care cuts are local government's guilty secret – but not for long
The complexity of the care system means few people have a clear sense of what is being lost, but the time has come to discuss what kind of old age we want.
The Guardian - Posted 17/03/2014

Warning on care information 'maze'
The social care system is so confusing that it is driving some families to "breaking point", a consumer watchdog has warned.
London Evening Standard - Posted 17/03/2014

Sixty Icon Families 'left in utter despair' by complex care system: Watchdog says they face 'maze' of confusing advice and information
The social care system is so confusing that it is driving some families to 'breaking point', a consumer watchdog has warned.
Mail Online - Posted 17/03/2014

Sixty Icon Revealed: the 'conveyor belt care' of those with dementia
'Conveyor belt care' of those with dementia means some receive care from more than 40 different workers.
The Telegraph (register) - Posted 17/03/2014

Housing team win national award for groundbreaking support to London's vulnerable
Riverside - Posted 14/03/2014

Patients 'imprisoned' in care homes, report finds
Vulnerable adults are being kept virtual prisoners in care homes because of misuse of mental health laws, a House of Lords committee says.
BBC - Posted 14/03/2014

Sixty Icon Housing association-owned care home given formal warning
A housing association-owned care home put a resident in danger of choking, exposed others to risk of injury and used unlawful restraint, a report has revealed.
Inside Housing - Posted 14/03/2014

Progress Care Housing Association wins national care award
Lancashire-based Progress Care Housing Association has been held up as the UK’s best Supported Living provider at the Independent Specialist Care Awards 2014.
24 Housing - Posted 14/03/2014

Sixty Icon Mounting pressure on social care to build evidence base
Two new reports accuse the sector of failing to demonstrate the effectiveness of the services it commissions and delivers.
The Guardian - Posted 13/03/2014

The time has come to make health and care services work for our ageing population
In the past few years, we've witnessed more policy initiatives, reviews and reports designed to improve the health and care of older people than at any time since the foundation of the NHS.
The King's Fund - Posted 13/03/2014

Sixty Icon Cash awards on offer for ideas to tackle isolation among older people
UnLtd Care Awards will support and fund innovative, grassroots solutions to some of the toughest social care challenges.
The Guardian - Posted 13/03/2014

Sixty Icon Adult social care 'under pressure', report says
Adult social care in England is under increasing pressure and the government has "no idea" how long the system can cope, according to an official inquiry.
BBC - Posted 13/03/2014

Improving care for an ageing population: what works?
By 2030, one in five people in England will be aged over 65. That we are living longer is a cause for celebration, but it presents major challenges to our health and care system.
The King's Fund - Posted 12/03/2014

Specialist housing and support for people suffering from dementia showcased at Liverpool event
A Liverpool housing association was one of a wide range of exhibitors at the 2014 Golden Years roadshow, which took place at the Adelphi Hotel on Thursday.
24 Housing - Posted 12/03/2014

Sixty Icon Association exec 'not giving up' on Care Bill amendment
An amendment to the Care Bill that was defeated in parliament on Monday is ‘only step one’, according to Home Group executive director for care and support Rachael Byrne.
Inside Housing - Posted 12/03/2014

Sixty Icon Are expectations for integrating health and social care unrealistic?
Better joint working between sectors is being seen as part of a shift to a preventive model of care, but there should be pragmatism about what can be achieved.
The Guardian - Posted 12/03/2014

As funds for social care are drying up, could you afford to pay care home fees? Our guide has all you need to know
Around 200,000 elderly people have stopped receiving vital care in their home in the past four years, a new report has found.
Mail Online - Posted 12/03/2014

Specialist housing and support for people suffering from dementia showcased at Liverpool event
Riverside - Posted 11/03/2014

Sixty Icon Care Bill amendment suffers heavy defeat
A proposed amendment to the Care Bill was defeated last night in parliament by 276 to 13 votes with Labour abstaining.
Inside Housing - Posted 11/03/2014

Sixty Icon PDF: Better care for frail older people
Health and social care for older people with long-term illness costs £30 billion per year. This cost is only set to rise as the number of over 65s is expected to double in the next 20 years.
Deloitte UK - Posted 10/03/2014

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