GP visits to care homes reduce hospital admissions by nearly 40%
Funding gap for care home charges filled by service users, says report
Pharmacists funded to work in care homes in England
Dementia UK lauds frontline nurses with emotional animation
Counting the cost of adult social care as councils set spending budgets
Call for government to ditch ‘discriminatory’ PIP rules for NHS care home stays
Dementia research must study care as well as cure
Social care allowances are confusing – the government must offer clarity
Fears over pressure on care system as National Audit Office warns staff and funding are not sustainable
Social care at ‘tipping point’ as back pay crisis grows, warn councils
Dementia sufferers 'wiped out' financially in 'unfair' care system, says Jeremy Hunt
Voucher plan to help pay for elderly care
'Compatible flexibility': the answer to social care's recruitment crisis?
Care work is billed as local and family-friendly, but the reality is unpredictable rotas and unsociable hours. This must change to stop the system collapsing
For those of us who have long been concerned about the state of social care, it’s a relief to see the sector so high on the political agenda. But while much of debate has centred on how future care will be funded, there is another critical issue: how to attract and retain enough care workers to keep the system working in an age of austerity.
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