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Chart of the week: Home deaths account for as many excess deaths since start of the pandemic as deaths in care homes

Data story 16/09/2020

Each week we present analysis of data in chart form to illustrate some key issues and invite discussion. This week Sarah Scobie looks at the continued high numbers of people dying at home, even as hospital deaths return to close-to-average levels, and discusses what reasons might lie behind the cont...

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Up to 90,000 social care workers needed immediately to meet manifesto pledges

Press release 28/11/2019

New analysis by the Nuffield Trust reveals that up to 90,000 home care workers for the over 65s are needed immediately if the main parties' manifesto pledges to expand and reform social care are to be met.

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Older people

Indicator update 29/10/2019

In our latest indicator update we look at trends in the quality of care for older people.

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Hospitals and care homes: what do we know?

Page QualityWatch 22/10/2018

We highlight some key charts and statistics from our research into care home residents' use of hospital services.

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Focus on: Hospital admissions from care homes

Report 29/01/2015Paul Smith | Chris Sherlaw-Johnson | Cono Ariti | Dr Martin Bardsley

Analysis exploring how care home residents use hospital services.

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Monitoring quality in care homes

Blog post 29/01/2015Paul Smith

Lead researcher Paul Smith discusses the research findings and their implications for monitoring care quality.

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Care home residents least likely to be hospitalised

Press release 29/03/2012

A Nuffield Trust study linking the health and social care records of older people has found that care home residents had fewer hospital admissions than those receiving social care in their own homes.

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