A failure to secured continued access to healthcare for elderly Britons living in the EU post-Brexit will increase strains on the social care sector, the government has been warned.
Local authorities (LAs) are being urged to ensure the extra funding for social care announced by Chancellor Philip Hammond in his Spring Budget gets to the front line.
Nurses have reacted with disbelief to The Department of Health’s (DH) decision to a “derisory” cut in the NHS-funded nursing care (FNC) rate.
Nurses and care workers coming to the UK from outside the EU are among those who will face a criminal record check from next month.
Thousands of people living with dementia are being held in care homes without the appropriate checks, according to the Law Commission
Care suppliers have welcomed the Chancellor’s announcement last week of an additional £2bn for sector.
Care stakeholders from the worlds of care, property and banking have given their reaction to the Chancellor’s announcement of £2bn in additional funding for social care.
Tax-free ‘Care ISAs’ are being considered by the government as part of a review of the long-term financing of social care.
Care leaders have given a qualified welcome to Chancellor Philip Hammond’s announcement yesterday of £2bn in additional funding for the care home sector.
Chancellor Philip Hammond today announced an extra £2bn for social care over the next three years.