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Agincare shares experience with Health and Social Care Select Committee

On 23 June Dorset care provider Agincare was invited to share its social care sector experience at the Health and Social Care Select Committee. As...

Care homes in Wales call for swabs to test for COVID-19

A social care leader is calling for an urgent and specific support package for struggling care homes and homecare companies in Wales – including...

Government leak says care providers will feel the pressure of rising costs within months following no-deal Brexit

According to a government leak, following a no-deal Brexit, UK care providers will begin to feel the pressure of rising costs within two months.   The...

UKHCA confirms new Chief Executive

The Board of United Kingdom Homecare Association (UKHCA) has confirmed the appointment of the Association’s new Chief Executive, Roger Berry, who will succeed Bridget...

Councils continue to exploit their dominant purchasing power of social care

Councils in Great Britain and Northern Ireland’s Health and Social Care Trusts are continuing to exploit their dominant purchasing power, according to a new...

Historic underfunding of social care puts severe pressure on care workforce-Report

Inaction by the Government in its approach to the social care workforce in England has been roundly criticised in a new report from the...

Budget 2017 is a huge disappointment for those who depend social care

Following today’s Autumn Budget, presented to Parliament by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, United Kingdom Homecare Association’s Chief Executive,...

United Kingdom Homecare Association announces appointments to board

United Kingdom Homecare Association is delighted to announce three non-executive directors were elected to join UKHCA’s able and committed Board at our recent Annual...

Could the social care issue bring down government?

Outgoing UKHCA chair Mike Padgham signed off from the organisation with a warning that failing to act on the current crisis in social care...

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...

A clear plan of how social care will be funded needed from government now

A leading social care spokesman has called for greater respect to be paid to the people who deliver homecare and the country's oldest and...

Leaked Brexit report on EU migration policy will create ‘a perfect storm’ for social care

The ability of the homecare sector to recruit and retain sufficient care workers will be significantly challenged if proposals contained in a leaked Home...

Healthwatch report points out fragility of care system says UKHCA

Welcoming an analysis of the views of older and disabled people by Healthwatch England, Bridget Warr CBE, Chief Executive of the United Kingdom Homecare...

UKHCA makes a response to social care proposals announced in the Queen’s speech

Today, within the Queen’s speech, the Government has outlined its long terms plans to address the social care crisis. The Government has indicated that...

Care providers urge government to tackle social care with open letter to Theresa May

The recent election campaign showed the importance of social care to the electorate.  However, with the risk of a long-term solution to social care...

Care providers look for clarity on social care following General Election

The Independent Care Group says the country needs urgent clarity on how the government is going to tackle social care and help the 1.2m...

UKHCA’s responds to the Conservative party’s social care proposals with own manifesto

"UKHCA has repeatedly called for the balance of responsibility for funding social care between the individual and the state to be clarified.  Discussion about...

UKHCA’s responds to the Tory party’s social care proposals

United Kingdom Homecare Association (UKHCA), a professional body for homecare providers, has released the following comments in response to proposals to set the threshold for...

UKHCA urges political parties to commit to social care and relieve pressure on the NHS

UKHCA has just published its manifesto urging political parties and candidates standing for election, to commit to ensuring almost one million older and disabled...

Government has not addressed the social care crisis as elderly and vulnerable left to fend for themselves

Following today’s announcement by Sajid Javid that an extra £900m will be made available to fund social care over the next two years local...

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