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Social Care Reform: Where Are We Now?

Social care reform has been a difficult topic to discuss for any government. We look at where we are now, and what is coming next with the current government proposals.

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Roadmap to Normality?

What can those with relatives in care homes expect from the new Government roadmap to lead us out of lockdown?

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New Year, New Funding for Social Care's Covid Response

New funding has been announced by the Government to help social care's response to Covid-19, targeting care homes and local authorities who need support.

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The Vaccine: What You Need To Know about BNT162b2

Information about the Pfizer/BioNTech mRNA Vaccine (BNT162b2) due to be rolled out this week across the U.K.

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Care Home Visits During a Pandemic: Can Rapid Testing Help?

A new scheme is being trialed to introduce rapid Covid-19 testing so that care home residents can safely receive visitors. Can testing help keep residents, and staff, safe?

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Covid-19: Understanding Vulnerability

People are vulnerable in different ways, and what happens to one individual usually has direct consequences for others. In this blog, we reflect on the vulnerabilities that Covid-19 has exposed in our society.

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Covid-19: Why We Can’t Ignore Social Isolation

Social isolation can have significant effects on both mental health and the risk of physical illness including coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes and premature death

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Predicting the Need For Care

To have a truly robust social care system, we must move to prevention rather than responding in only emergency situations

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Welcome to CareCompare! How Did We Get Here?

Introduction to CareCompare, a care matching service. You can find information on finding quality care services.

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