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Former chief of ADASS to support care sector through coronavirus

Care providers today welcomed the Government's announcement of a social care task force to support the sector through coronavirus (Covid-19). Health and Social Care Secretary,...

Concerns about ability to provide care higher than ever- ADASS survey finds- Age UK comments

Concern amongst Directors of Adults Social Services in England about their ability to provide the care and support that they are required to in...

Care Minister: Adult social care staff deserve to be recognised and feel valued

England’s 1.47 million adult social care staff have been asked to help shape policies aimed at ensuring they are better recognised and valued by...

ADASS cites Hillingdon Carers Partnership as an example of good practice

A report by the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) has cited the Hillingdon Carers Partnership as an example of good practice. ADASS,...

Efforts by social care teams to cope with winter pressures highlighted by ADASS

“TEAMWORK MAKES THE DIFFERENCE”: ADASS HIGHLIGHTS EFFORTS OF SOCIAL CARE TEAMS TO COPE WITH WINTER PRESSURES  “Whole system” approaches to care, preventative work to keep...

Hunger is just one symptom of deepening social care crisis-ADASS

Responding to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Hunger’s report on malnutrition in older people, Margaret Willcox, President of ADASS, said:   “The thought of older people...

Delivering the right care in the right place for vulnerable adults is essential-ADASS responds

Responding to the latest Delayed Transfer of Care Figures, Glen Garrod, Vice President of the Association for the Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS),...

Secretary of State called to act swiftly and tackle the crisis in social care

A providers' group has called on Secretary of State Jeremy Hunt to act quickly and tackle the crisis in social care. And they have invited...

Warning that tens of thousands will go without much needed care and support in 2018

Social care could pass the point of no return in 2018 unless the Government orders emergency action to support the sector ahead of any...

Further blow to social care funding

Responding to today’s provisional Local Government Finance Settlement, Margaret Willcox, President of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), said: “This is a...

ADASS points out the need to plug social care funding gap

Responding to analysis by the Alzheimer’s Society which shows 1,400 people with dementia will be stranded in hospital over Christmas, Margaret Willcox, President of...

Care industry bodies respond to the Competition and Marketing Care Home Market Study

The care homes sector is worth around £15.9 billion a year in the UK, with around 410,000 residents. The report calculates that there are...

Worrying number of care homes not up to scratch!

A lack of good quality care means some parts of the country have more than half of their care home beds in homes rated...

As winter approaches disappointment reigns at lack of Government support for social care

Responding to the exclusion of social care funding from today’s Autumn Budget, Margaret Willcox, President of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services...

Adult social care needs long term funding, starting now says ADASS

Measures to address the long-term reform of adult social care need to be brought forward to tackle the significant financial, workforce and quality pressures...

Social care and local authorities face a ‘perfect storm’ in funding

ADASS SURVEY: MORE THAN HALF OF COUNCILS TO OVERSPEND ADULT SOCIAL CARE BUDGETS THIS YEAR AND FACE PAYING TOWARDS A £270m BACKPAY BILL More than...

CQC report State of Care brings comments from across the care industry

This year’s State of Care shows that, thanks to the efforts of staff and leaders, the quality of health and social care has been...

ADASS responds to BMJ report on link between delayed discharge and rise in mortality

Responding to a report published in the BMJ, which says the increased prevalence of patients being delayed in discharge from hospital in 2015 was...

Majority of MPs think social care system is not fit for purpose-Independent Age survey

Responding to an Independent Age survey showing the majority of MPs think the social care system is not fit for purpose, Cllr Izzi Seccombe,...

ADASS responds to Healthwatch report on homecare

Responding to a report by Healthwatch England on homecare services, Margaret Willcox, President of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), said:   “This...

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