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Sixty Icon In the national debate about civil society, social care must have a voice
Will the future be stronger for voluntary sector providers of adult social care if disabled people are truly at the heart of our decision-making?
Rhidian Hughes - Posted 09/02/2018

Sixty Icon Councils slammed over “degrading” 15 minute care visits
Practice of flying visits is widespread across Scotland says charity.
Third Force News - Posted 09/02/2018

Sixty Icon Government must act to halt crisis in social care recruitment
Undervalued and poorly rewarded care workers are leaving the sector, and they are not being replaced quickly enough to meet demand.
The Guardian - Posted 08/02/2018

Sixty Icon UK: Smarter homes could save NHS and social care system ‘over £2.5bn a year’
Creating more modified homes which encourage older people to keep mentally and physically fit for longer could help save the NHS and social care system billions of pounds each year, according to a new report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
Scottish Housing News - Posted 08/02/2018

Sixty Icon Over a million elderly people missing out on help they need due to dire state of social care system, watchdog warns
National Audit Office calls for urgent action and says severe staff shortages exacerbated by cuts and Brexit are to blame.
The Independent - Posted 08/02/2018

PDF: The adult social care workforce in England
This report considers the Department of Health & Social Care’s role in overseeing the adult social care workforce and assesses whether the size and structure of the care workforce are adequate to meet users’ needs for care now, and in the future, in the face of financial challenges and a competitive labour market.
National Audit Office - Posted 08/02/2018

Sixty Icon The adult social care workforce in England
The Department of Health and Social Care is not doing enough to support a sustainable social care workforce. The number of people working in care is not meeting the country’s growing care demands and unmet care needs are increasing, according to today’s report by the National Audit Office (NAO).
National Audit Office - Posted 08/02/2018

Liverpool NHS trust treated staff 'appallingly' – report
Watchdog uncovers evidence of harassment and bullying between 2010 and 2014.
The Guardian - Posted 08/02/2018

Care sector: 'Short of nurses and other key staff'
Low rates of pay and workload pressures mean care services can no longer fill key posts in England, a watchdog says.
BBC - Posted 08/02/2018

Care workers need support to handle the emotional impact of our jobs
Our mental health needs protecting, but too many people feel forced to deal with the burden of their work alone.
The Guardian - Posted 07/02/2018

Sixty Icon Why the annual winter health crisis could be solved in homes, not hospitals
As winter continues, so does the usual soul searching about the state of the UK’s National Health Service (NHS). Images of ambulances backing up outside emergency departments and patients lying on trolleys in corridors haunt politicians and the public alike.
The Conversation - Posted 07/02/2018

NHS computer problems could be to blame for ‘hundreds of deaths’, academics claim
'We think there are 100 to 900 computer-related deaths per year and we think that is a big underestimate'.
The Independent - Posted 07/02/2018

Just one hour a week of social interaction helps dementia patients
Chatting to care-home residents about their interests boosts their quality of life, according to trial.
The Guardian - Posted 07/02/2018

A special tax to save the struggling NHS won’t work. Here’s why - Simon Jenkins
This idea distracts from what’s needed: a bipartisan royal commission to stop NHS money being wasted, then reform.
The Guardian - Posted 07/02/2018

Sixty Icon Councils give cautious welcome to extra £150m for social care
Cash injection is a temporary measure that will not ease wider pressures, local authorities warn.
The Guardian - Posted 07/02/2018

Sixty Icon Owner announces care home closure in East Lothian
An East Lothian care home is to close after its owner said it could not survive in the current market.
BBC - Posted 07/02/2018

Sajid Javid announces £150m social care boost amid warnings over council funding
Labour accused Mr Javid of 'sticking his head in the sand' over challenges for local authorities.
The Independent - Posted 07/02/2018

Sixty Icon Daily chats improve dementia sufferers' lives, study says
Spending just 10 minutes a day talking to dementia sufferers about their interests or family could help improve their quality of life, according to a study.
BBC - Posted 07/02/2018

Sixty Icon Does the social care crisis demonstrate the failure of outsourcing public services?
Nearly a decade of austerity budgets and declining funding for local governments, which pay for many outsourced services, has strained the system.
The Independent - Posted 06/02/2018

Sixty Icon Figures show rise in malnutrition deaths in England and Wales
Malnutrition was underlying cause of 66 deaths in 2016 and a contributory factor in 285 more.
The Guardian - Posted 06/02/2018

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