On 14 December 2011, the Public Administration Select Committee published its report on Big Society.
On 8 December 2011, the CQC published the first reports from a targeted programme of 150 inspections of hospitals and care homes that care for people with learning disabilities.
In December 2011, Grandparents Plus published ‘Doing it all? Grandparents, childcare and employment: An analysis of British Social Attitudes Survey Data from 1998 and 2009.
Civil Exchange is conducting an independent audit of the Government’s Big Society – the first comprehensive assessment of how far community empowerment, social action and the opening up public services is being achieved.
In October 2011, the Care Quality Commission published a report on standards of care for older people in hospitals.
The ‘Work and Mental Health’ section of the Royal College of Psychiatrists website provides information for workers, employers, clinicians and carers.
‘Fairer Care Funding’, the report of the Commission on Funding of Care and Support, was published on 4 July 2o11.
‘Too Old to Care’, by Grandparents Plus, focusses on older grandparent and family carers who are raising children who cannot live with their parents, keeping them out of the care system.
This ‘At a glance briefing’ examines the implications of the Equality Act 2010 for personalised adult social care.
In November 2010, Local Government Improvement and Development published ‘Culturally responsive JSNAs: a review of race equality and Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) practice’.