Leading social care organisations have warned the government of an impending workforce crisis and the dire need to improve the public perception of the sector.
Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Jeremy Hunt has announced that publication of the Government’s Green Paper on social care has been postponed until the autumn.
The social care sector has once again been overlooked as Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged a further £20bn for the NHS.
Care England has welcomed a Home Office announcement that all nurses will be exempted from the Tier 2 (General) limit.
More than four in five people support a 3.9% spending increasing in social care, an NHS Confederation poll has found.
A family has backed a campaign for the creation of a Minister for Older People after their mother died after a fall from a chair in a care home.