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Digital transformation in social care could bring £127m in improvements

A drive to increase the use of digital technology in social care in England is expected to lead to £127m worth of benefits, NHS...
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Preventing malnutrition and dehydration in older adults

Dr Anne Holdoway stresses why preventing malnutrition and dehydration among the elderly should be an integral part of patient-centred care. As we age, our daily...
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Skills for Care launches new nursing associate guide

A new guide has been launched to enhance the understanding of the nursing associate role within social care. Skills for Care, an independent body for...
£250m funding for adult social care infection control

£250m funding for adult social care infection control

Adult social care in the UK is to receive an extra £250m funding to continue to protect against COVID-19 transmission. A total of £142.5m of...
Infection control restrictions in UK care homes to be eased

Infection control restrictions in UK care homes to be eased

Care homes in the UK will see COVID-19 infection control restrictions eased from May 17. From May 17, UK care homes will see infection control...

Consultus Care & Nursing: providing live-in care for nearly 60 years

With Consultus Care & Nursing, you or your loved one can remain in their own home with the reassurance of a specialist live-in carer...
Lack of digital social care means people and practitioners are missing out

Lack of digital social care means people and practitioners are missing out

Not enough local authorities or care providers are using available technology within social care to keep people safe, happy, and healthy at home, according...
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...
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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...
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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...

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