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Green paper becoming “CrossRail” of health and social care, says charity

Green paper becoming “CrossRail” of health and social care, says charity

The charity has raised fresh concerns that the green paper is “not a priority for the Government”.

More than 100 social care organisations oppose Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

More than social care organisations have signed an open letter expressing their opposition to the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill.

More than 50,000 older people die awaiting care package

Over 50,000 older people have died awaiting care during the 700 days since the Government first pledged to publish its Green Paper, according to new research.

Major care home suppliers stockpiling food in case of no-deal Brexit

Care home suppliers apetito and Bidfood are stockpiling food to prepare for a possible no-deal Brexit.

Minister for Care addresses concerns over Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

Minister for Care Caroline Dinenage has written an open letter addressing concerns over the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill.

Leader backs Care England’s call for Social Care Green Paper

Independent Care Group Chair, Mike Padgham, has given his support to a campaign calling for publication of the government’s Adult Social Care Green Paper.

UK must remain open to EU carers after Brexit, Age UK says

The government must keep the country open to EU carers following Brexit to avoid a worsening of the social care crisis, Age UK has warned.

Campaigners warn government reform risks ‘exploitation’ of vulnerable people

Campaigners have once again voiced their unease over a reform to the Mental Capacity Act making its way through Parliament.

WESTMINSTER HEALTH FORUM: Government pledges to publish Adult Social Care Green Paper by April

WESTMINSTER HEALTH FORUM: Social care leaders set out Green Paper priorities

Social care leaders have set out their priorities for the Adult Social Care Green Paper during a London conference.