Social care

There are high hopes that the government will soon begin delivering positive change for the care of older people in England. This spotlight gathers together our research, opinion and analysis on the various challenges facing social care.

Spotlight

Published: 28/11/2017

Why a “risk pool” must underpin a social care system 24/07/2019

Briefing

Why relying on individual funding options is unlikely to provide a viable basis for the social care system.

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Reports show it is dangerous to dodge decisions any longer: Nuffield Trust response to Skills for Care data 24/09/2018

Press release

Unless social care becomes a more attractive sector to work in, ongoing migration will be necessary.

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Social care for older people: home truths 15/09/2016Richard Humphries | Ruth Thorlby | Holly Holder | Patrick Hall | Anna Charles

Report

This report looks at the current state of social care services for older people in England, through a combination of national data and inter...

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ISBN: 978 1 909029 66 8

Harnessing social action to support older people 14/10/2016Theo Georghiou | Cono Ariti | Dr Miranda Davies | Sandeepa Arora | Dr Tazeem Bhatia | Dr Martin Bardsley | Ruth Thorlby

Report

In this research report we present the findings of our evaluation of seven social action projects supported by the Reducing Winter Pressures...

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Response to Theresa May's announcement of a cap on social care costs 22/05/2017

Press release

Nigel Edwards comments on the Conservatives' announcement that a Conservative government would include a cap on care costs in a social care...

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How to fund social care? 11/04/2019

Briefing

15 options for funding social care.

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Health & social care explained 20/12/2016

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An entry point into the many facets of the health and social care system in the UK.

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