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Fractured and forgotten? The social care provider market in England

Report 16/04/2021Natasha Curry | Camille Oung

Covid-19 has highlighted many issues in the social care system in the last year, but providers of these vital services are still often ignored. This report highlights the systemic problems with the way the provider market for social care operates in England.

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Nuffield Trust: The pandemic has only added to the effects of years of delay to meaningful social care reform

Press release 25/03/2021

Natasha Curry responds to the NAO report on the adult social care market in England.

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Social care

Indicator update 24/03/2021Jenny Davies

We’re monitoring trends in the quality of social care.

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Rapidly prioritising innovations in adult social care for evaluation: a Q&A with Dr Holly Walton

Blog post 15/03/2021Dr Holly Walton

Dr Holly Walton is co-author of new research published last week on rapidly prioritising innovations in adult social care for evaluation. In this Q&A we ask her more about the work, including the benefits and drawbacks of doing the research at such speed, and the possible lessons for researchers wan...

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Responding to Covid-19: the complexities of the social care provider market

Blog post 12/05/2020Camille Oung | Natasha Curry

The coronavirus crisis has led to a belated focus on social care – highlighting both the sector’s vital role and its struggles. Camille Oung and Natasha Curry look at how the social care provider market has been causing particular difficulties, and how the lessons from Covid-19 can help bring a...

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What does the provider market look like across the four countries?

Blog post 11/05/2020Camille Oung | Laura Schlepper | Natasha Curry

This explainer looks at the organisations of various kinds that run residential and nursing care homes and services for adults across the four countries of the UK - many of which are struggling to continue in adverse circumstances.

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What are carers in each of the four UK countries entitled to?

Blog post 15/04/2020Camille Oung | Laura Schlepper | Natasha Curry

This explainer covers the support that carers, both informal and formal, are able to claim under national or local criteria within each of the four UK countries.

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What does the social care workforce look like across the four countries?

Blog post 15/04/2020Camille Oung | Laura Schlepper | Natasha Curry

This explainer describes the social care workforce in each UK country including recruitment, registration and regulation.

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Supporting those who deliver social care: what can England learn from the rest of the UK?

Blog post 15/04/2020Camille Oung

Alongside our new explainers today on social care workers and the support available to them, Camille Oung looks at the lessons that England could learn from how the other UK countries have responded to their own social care workforce problems.

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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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