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Training could save lives of 1,200 learning disabled people – study
Mencap says lack of knowledge may be contributing to avoidable deaths in England each year.
The Guardian - Posted 15/02/2018

Sixty Icon NHS trusts transferring staff into subsidiary companies to cut VAT
Labour warns of impact on staff and standards of ‘back-door privatisation’.
The Guardian - Posted 15/02/2018

Sixty Icon Housing association offers crucial evidence over ‘distrusted’ welfare tests
Commons committee heard a housing provider’s experience of a testing regime said to be be riddled errors and incompetence.
24 Housing - Posted 14/02/2018

Sixty Icon ‘Incompetence and active deceit’ in the way welfare tests are conducted
New Commons report scathing over quality standards for PIP and ESA assessments.
24 Housing - Posted 14/02/2018

Sixty Icon The dementia sufferers stripped of funding ... and turfed out of care homes: Money Mail reveals new scandal as sufferers of degenerative diseases are told they no longer qualify for vital NHS funding
Alzheimer's and Parkinson’s sufferers are being stripped of vital care funding and turfed out of their nursing homes by cash-strapped local health authorities.
Mail Online - Posted 14/02/2018

Sixty Icon Social careless talk costs
Or, millions now living will never pay inheritance tax. I’m going to do something odd for a second: I’m going to praise the intention behind the most controversial aspect of the 2017 Conservative manifesto. You see, whatever you may think about the politics of the situation, the authors did at least try to do something about paying for social care.
Lattepapa Policy - Posted 14/02/2018

Oxfordshire health and care services 'must work together better'
Recruitment problems and a "blame culture" are having a negative effect on Oxfordshire's health and care services, a watchdog has said.
BBC - Posted 14/02/2018

Sixty Icon Video: Unpaid carers: Who will look after 93-year-old Joyce?
There will be a shortfall in carers able to look after members of their own family, experts say.
BBC - Posted 14/02/2018

Sixty Icon The Disability Dossier: 39 pages that could end the Tories’ crushing welfare agenda
A report of disability benefit claimants’ experiences exposes government cruelty and incompetence in unprecedented numbers.
New Statesman - Posted 13/02/2018

Sixty Icon A cornucopia of care
Not content with the usual assortment of resident wellbeing initiatives, Hanover Housing are thinking outside the box. Rebecca McAdam reports on the variety of solutions it’s using to keep residents happy and healthy.
24 Housing - Posted 13/02/2018

Sixty Icon A third of people with dementia in England 'not receiving full care'
Age UK says many people do not have individual care package to which they are entitled.
The Guardian - Posted 13/02/2018

Sixty Icon Caring for older people is seen as ‘women’s work’
Social housing and care providers have a responsibility to change the narrative around women and care, says Jane Ashcroft.
Inside Housing - Posted 12/02/2018

Sixty Icon Government mulls 'care pension' as solution to funding crisis
The Government is considering a new type of insurance plan that would cover the costs of care in old age and protect family homes from being ravaged by care fees.
The Telegraph (register) - Posted 11/02/2018

Sixty Icon Four Seasons recovery hopes kept alive by £30m reprieve to keep running
Four Seasons, the care homes group, was on Friday handed a £30 million reprieve to keep operating after lender H/2 extended restructuring talks.
London Evening Standard - Posted 11/02/2018

Sixty Icon Labour rejects calls for cross-party body to solve NHS and social care crisis
'We don’t need more talking shops,' Shadow Health Secretary tells The Independent - warning a Royal Commission would 'kick the problems into the long grass'.
The Independent - Posted 11/02/2018

Sixty Icon Almost two thirds of voters back extra 1p on income tax for the NHS
Observer poll finds 65% support an extra penny in the pound ring-fenced for healthcare.
The Guardian - Posted 11/02/2018

Care. Missing. Inaction.
Recent press coverage of the challenges faced by the NHS this winter has resulted in widespread recognition that ‘something must be done’ – and, not least, amongst the thousands who rallied in support of it last weekend.
Future Care Capital - Posted 09/02/2018

Sixty Icon Care home closure ‘rings alarm bells’ across sector
A charity for older people is calling for urgent action to protect vulnerable residents amid rising costs and closures across Scotland’s care sector.
Scottish Housing News - Posted 09/02/2018

Sixty Icon Jeremy Hunt describes winter as ‘worst ever’ for NHS
Labour says the nation has been ‘shocked’ by the health service this winter.
Belfast Telegraph - Posted 09/02/2018

Patients suffering as direct result of NHS wait-time failures
Doctors speak out as figures show NHS England has recorded its worst ever performance.
The Guardian - Posted 09/02/2018

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