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Millions at risk if adult social care is not prioritised

Millions at risk if adult social care is not prioritised

The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) has warned millions of people are at risk if adult social care is not prioritised...
Call for UK Government to protect rehabilitation services during COVID-19

Call for UK Government to protect rehabilitation services during COVID-19

The Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) has called on the Government to protect staff working in rehabilitation services from redeployment and to provide...
Care homes to be tested for COVID-19 immune response

Care homes to be tested for COVID-19 immune response

Thousands of care home staff and residents in the UK are to have their immune response to COVID-19 tested as part of an expansion...
Families to visit loved ones in care homes with regular COVID-19 testing

Families to visit loved ones in care homes with regular COVID-19 testing

The UK Government is launching a new pilot to enable family members to see their loved ones in care homes with regular COVID-19 testing. The...
New Commission to explore role of technology in reformed social care

New Commission to explore role of technology in reformed social care

The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) and the TEC Services Association (TSA) are joining forces to launch a Commission that will...
ADASS calls on UK Government to prioritise adult social care this winter

ADASS calls on UK Government to prioritise adult social care this winter

To ensure that working-age disabled people and older people get the care they need, the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) is...
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Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on women

Laura Turquet of UN Women tells us how the COVID-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on the lives of women around the world. The...
The impact of COVID-19 on the live-in care sector

The impact of COVID-19 on the live-in care sector

Long established live-in care company Consultus Care & Nursing has been ensuring clients and staff are safe with its own testing and infection control...
Could wearable technology improve infection control in care homes?

Could wearable technology improve infection control in care homes?

A new trial is to take place in care homes across the UK to see if wearable digital devices can help reduce COVID-19 infections...
UK opens applications for green social prescribing pilots

UK opens applications for green social prescribing pilots

Applications are now open to deliver four ‘green social prescribing’ pilots a bid to help the communities hardest hit by COVID-19. Activities such as walking,...
People with dementia and carers harmed by COVID-19 social cuts

People with dementia and carers harmed by COVID-19 social cuts

New research from the University of Liverpool has quantified the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the availability of social support, finding that the...
Supporting care home residents through COVID-19 with Cube Modular

Supporting care home residents through COVID-19 with Cube Modular

To safely reunite care home residents with friends and family is a dilemma facing many care home providers. Allowing visits in care homes is a...
Government announces plan to protect care homes over winter

Government announces plan to protect care homes over winter

The UK Government has announced a new adult social care winter plan that aims to stop the spread of COVID-19 infections across care homes...
Care providers to receive extra £546m for winter infection control

Care providers to receive extra £546m for winter infection control

The government has announced that care providers across the UK will receive an extra £546m in infection control funding in order to protect residents...
COVID-19 and beyond: discover how live-in care has impacted elderly care

COVID-19 and beyond: discover how live-in care has impacted elderly care

Consultus Care & Nursing Ltd is one of the leading UK providers of exceptional live-in carers and live-in nurses for nearly 60 years. The COVID-19...
UK delivers clear face masks to support those with hearing loss

UK delivers clear face masks to support those with hearing loss

The UK Government is delivering 250,000 clear face masks to help support those with hearing loss and those who use lip-reading and facial expressions...
Sheffield care home sector receives continued financial support

Sheffield care home sector receives continued financial support

Care homes in Sheffield, UK, under the most financial pressure will continue to receive financial support from Sheffield City Council. Sheffield City Council has shared...
NHS Scotland £53m vital PPE deal to create 200 jobs

NHS Scotland £53m vital PPE deal to create 200 jobs

A £53m deal has been struck that will see vital PPE equipment manufactured for NHS Scotland – creating 200 new jobs. The First Minister for...

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