Sunday, December 3, 2023

Home Care

Social care recruitment and retention remains a challenge

To meet the challenges, we need a skilled and valued workforce to do this – bringing pay in line with equivalent posts in the NHS is important first step. And we need to offer investment in training and real career prospects in the profession so we can compete with other sectors.

Local Authorities and social care, set up to fail

These survey results indicate that although the short-term funding boosts from Government have helped reduce the number of people waiting for care and increased support for people at home, this is simply not enough. Local Authorities have been set up to fail by Government.

NHS website sees surge in heat exhaustion advice as temperatures sizzle

Visits to the heat exhaustion section of the NHS website have more than tripled in the past week – averaging one visit every six seconds.

Top-level call for the creation of a National Care Service

The Independent Care Group (ICG) has backed calls by the Fabian Society to create a new National Care Service in a report issued today.

Labour promises on social care welcomed by care providers

CARE providers have welcomed new Labour promises on social care but urged the party to pledge “bold and total reform” before the next election.