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Social care leaders warn government of workforce crisis

Social care leaders warn government of workforce crisis

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.
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Make social care ‘free at the point of need’, say former Labour and Tory ministers

Labour and Tory ministers have called on the government to make social 'free at the point of need'.

British public backs rise in social care spending

More than four in five people support a 3.9% spending increasing in social care, an NHS Confederation poll has found.

Bleak outlook for social care revealed by ADASS survey

A survey of council budgets has painted a bleak outlook for the adult social care sector.

BREAKING NEWS: Recruitment and retention key to care home turnarounds, CQC finds

The recruitment and retention of high quality staff is key to turning around failing care homes, a CQC report has found.

Brexit immigration controls could worsen social care crisis

IPPR report says the vast majority of EU migrants working for social care charities in the UK would not be eligible for employment if rules for those outside the EU were applied to them

Adult social care employers contribute £46bn to UK economy, says Skills for Care

Adult social care employers contribute £46.2bn to the UK economy, according to a Skills for Care & Development report.

More than 166,000 people trapped in social care debt, GMB says

More than 166,000 people are trapped in social care debt with over 1,100 having been taken to court by local authorities over the past two years, according to GMB analysis.

Poorer people more likely to receive inferior social care, research finds

Older people living in the poorest parts of the country are more likely to receive inferior social care, research has found.

EXCLUSIVE: Investor interest in UK care home market at historic high, says Knight Frank

Investor interest in the UK care home market is at an historic high, according to Knight Frank Head of Healthcare Julian Evans.
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