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.
In our latest indicator update we look at trends in the quality of care for older people.
We highlight some key charts and statistics from our research into care home residents' use of hospital services.
• 29/01/2015 • Paul Smith | Chris Sherlaw-Johnson | Cono Ariti | Dr Martin Bardsley
Analysis exploring how care home residents use hospital services.
• 29/01/2015 • Paul Smith
Lead researcher Paul Smith discusses the research findings and their implications for monitoring care quality.
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.