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Sixty Icon David Cameron admits 'we didn't solve' problem of funding social care for Britain's ageing population
Ex-PM voices concern over 'catastrophic' costs of caring for people with dementia.
The Independent - Posted 03/12/2017

Cost of NHS negligence claims soars as staff fear speaking out on safety
Health service’s bill for costs has quadrupled in a decade as patients and families turn to court to find out whether mistakes were made.
The Guardian - Posted 03/12/2017

Sixty Icon Social care green paper can deliver if it sees the bigger picture
The autumn budget failed to tackle social care funding, but Damian Green’s comments on reform are loaded with promise.
The Guardian - Posted 01/12/2017

UK care home sector facing £1bn a year funding gap, competition watchdog warns
The CMA said the fees of private care home residents were 40% higher on average than those paid by councils.
Belfast Telegraph - Posted 01/12/2017

Sixty Icon Four Seasons urged to accept standstill offer to avoid administration
The main lender to Four Seasons Health Care has urged the troubled care homes operator to agree to a debt standstill before an interest payment deadline threatens to push it into administration.
The Telegraph (register) - Posted 01/12/2017

Sixty Icon NHS bosses say waiting time targets will have to be abandoned next year
Ministers are warned that key targets including A&E treatment and cancer care must be scrapped because of underfunding.
The Guardian - Posted 30/11/2017

Sixty Icon Care homes market study: summary of final report
This is a summary of the final report of the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA’s) market study into residential and nursing care homes for older people.
GOV.UK - Posted 30/11/2017

Care homes: Public 'pay unfair fees to plug £1bn shortfall'
Care homes have been applying unfair charges and over-the-top fees for self-funders, an official review shows.
BBC - Posted 30/11/2017

Sixty Icon £1bn funding shortfall may force UK care homes to close, says watchdog
Fees paid by cash-strapped councils fail to meet costs of caring for residents, according to Competition and Markets Authority.
The Guardian - Posted 30/11/2017

Healthcare rationing: what does NHS England intend to do?
A meeting on Thursday will address how the health service plans ahead in light of this month’s budget disappointment.
The Guardian - Posted 30/11/2017

Sixty Icon NHS plans to ration care access in bid to force through extra funding
Board meeting will discuss plan to ration and delay patients’ access to care after receiving less than half the amount called for in this year’s budget.
The Guardian - Posted 30/11/2017

NHS England is rationing its services – Hammond’s Budget didn’t go far enough
The Budget’s gaping hole was on social care; it is close to collapse and putting ever-increasing pressure on hospitals through bed-blocking, but got no extra cash.
The Independent - Posted 30/11/2017

Sixty Icon Many beds in failing care homes, Which? survey finds
More than half of care home beds in some parts of England are in homes rated poor or inadequate, analysis of figures has shown.
BBC - Posted 30/11/2017

Sixty Icon Guardian Public Service Awards 2017 overall winner: Hertfordshire county council
An overhaul of how to approach families is yielding outstanding results and has won Hertfordshire the care award and overall title.
The Guardian - Posted 29/11/2017

Organisations call for Brexit impact review into health and social care
Over 50 third sector organisations across the UK have backed an amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill legislation calling for an independent review of the impact of Brexit on health and social care systems.
Scottish Housing News - Posted 29/11/2017

The areas where half of care beds are in failing homes: Six authorities have more than 50% in residences rated inadequate or needing improvement
More than half of elderly care places in parts of England are in failing care homes, an investigation has found.
Mail Online - Posted 29/11/2017

Sixty Icon PDF: Review of Adult Social Care Complaints 2016/17
In 2016/17 the number of complaints and enquiries we received across the whole adult social care sector rose by 3% from the previous year.
Local Government & Social Care Ombudsman - Posted 29/11/2017

Small changes can make a big difference to the quality of care
It takes bravery and humility for those on the receiving end of complaints to listen and act.
The Guardian - Posted 29/11/2017

Sixty Icon PDF: Kindliness – developing peer support within sheltered housing in Dorset
This case study focuses on a toolkit developed by Bournemouth University working in partnership with Dorset County Council and a number of housing associations.
Housing LIN - Posted 27/11/2017

Video: Elderly Burwell couple fear home support cuts
An elderly couple have told why they fear possible cuts to support given to carers.
BBC - Posted 27/11/2017

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