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Who organises and funds social care?

Blog post 18/03/2020Camille Oung | Laura Schlepper | Natasha Curry

This explainer covers how adult social care is funded, assessed and organised in each UK country.

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Offer and eligibility: Who can access state-funded adult care and what are people entitled to?

Blog post 18/03/2020Camille Oung | Laura Schlepper | Natasha Curry

This explainer covers the number of state-supported individuals accessing care, the financial and needs criteria that determine access in each country, and the services supported for individuals who meet the means and needs criteria.

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What steps are currently being taken to reform social care?

Blog post 18/03/2020Camille Oung | Laura Schlepper | Natasha Curry

This explainer analyses the main social care reform activities in each UK country.

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Other types of support: how do the countries compare?

Blog post 18/03/2020Camille Oung | Laura Schlepper | Natasha Curry

This explainer looks at what other types of support – such as welfare benefits and access to continuing health care – people with care needs might be eligible for.

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Social care across the four countries of the UK: what can we learn?

Blog post 18/03/2020Camille Oung

As we start a series of explainers describing the social care system in each country of the UK, lead author Camille Oung looks at what social care policy-makers in England can learn from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Reform must come with funding and clarity – and it must secure public sup...

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Safety in health and social care

Indicator update 29/01/2020Jenny Davies

We’re monitoring changes in the safety of health and social care over time.

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One in four hospital staff born outside the UK, new Nuffield Trust analysis reveals

Press release 04/12/2019

New figures reveal the true effect immigration has had on the expansion of the health and care workforce over the last 20 years.

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Stopping the staff we need? Migration choices in the 2019 general election

Report 04/12/2019Mark Dayan | Billy Palmer

Both Labour and the Conservatives have recognised the vital importance in this election of solving the staffing crisis that threatens the NHS and social care. But policies to end the current system of free movement from Europe after Brexit could cause a major slowdown in migration towards vital jobs...

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Social care: the action we need

Report 28/11/2019Natasha Curry | Nina Hemmings | Camille Oung | Eilís Keeble

Social care in England is at a crossroads. All three major political parties in the 2019 general election have recognised in their manifestos that the social care system is in need of change. So what needs to be done?

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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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