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Controlled visits for UK care home residents

Controlled visits for UK care home residents

The UK government has announced that controlled visits will be allowed in care homes to enable people to safely see their loved ones as...
digital reform in the social care sector

The need for digital reform in the social care sector

TEC Services Association CEO Alyson Scurfield details the need for comprehensive digital reform within the social care sector
Innovation and digital growth in the health, housing, and social care sectors

Innovation and digital growth in the health, housing, and social care sectors

Legrand Assisted Living & Healthcare CEO Chris Dodd explores the benefits of the digital premium for the health, housing, and social care sectors. Legrand Assisted...
£269m funding boost to support UK social care

£269m funding boost to support UK social care

Social care in the UK is set to receive a funding boost of £269m to help support staff and testing as a new variant...
Boost for UK social care needed to support exhausted workforce

Boost for UK social care needed to support exhausted workforce

An immediate financial boost is needed for social care to support its exhausted workforce and ensure that vital services do not collapse, says ADASS. The...
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£68m to support people with disabilities to live independently

The UK Government has pledged an extra £68m in funding to help support those living with disabilities to live independently in their homes. The Disabled...
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...
covid-19 women

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...

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