Social care

Landmark reform to help elderly with care costs

The Coalition Government has announced unprecedented support for the elderly in paying for their long-term care costs. As part of the Mid-Term Review, the Government is introducing major, long-term reform that will mean no one who has worked hard throughout … Read more → – Landmark reform to help elderly with care costs

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Personal health budgets to be rolled out

The roll out of personal health budgets has been announced today by Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb. A personal health budget is an amount of money given to someone, to help them design a package of care support from … Read more → – Personal health budgets to be rolled out

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CQC consultation on new strategy proposals

The Care Quality Commission is seeking views on their plans for the next three years. The consultation paper asks for views on eight specific questions, covering how the CQC: regulates services manages their independence measures its impact manages their relationship … Read more → – CQC consultation on new strategy proposals

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Suicide prevention strategy launched

The Department of Health has launched a new ‘Preventing suicide in England’ strategy. This new document is the successor to the 2002 Suicide Prevention Strategy, and highlights new challenges and issues that need to be addressed. The new strategy supports … Read more → – Suicide prevention strategy launched

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Dementia – ‘early diagnosis’ awareness campaign

The Department of Health, supported by the Alzheimer’s Society, is running a dementia awareness campaign across England, until December 2012. The campaign is a key part of implementing the National Dementia Strategy and the Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia. It … Read more → – Dementia – ‘early diagnosis’ awareness campaign

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