‘Health Inequalities in London: Developing joint solutions to achieve better health outcomes for all’ was published in January 2015 by LVSC.
The Coalition’s Social Policy Record: Policy, Spending and Outcomes 2010-2015 was published in January 2015.
In December 2014, LGiU published ‘Key to Care: Report of the Burstow Commission on the Future of the Home Care Workforce’.
The Care Bill introduced in May 2013 brings together existing care and support legislation.
On 24 November 2014, the Deputy Prime Minister announced that he will establish and chair a new Mental Health Taskforce.
Rachel Krys blogs about how the debate is being framed around accessible transport: I was a pushchair user for a few years, between 2005 and 2010. I remember being struck at the time by how much I was benefiting from the new focus on accessibility on transport and in public buildings. The button to open …
‘The state of health care and adult social care in England 2013/14’ was published by the Care Quality Commission in October 2014.
In October 2014, the Government published revised regulations and guidance on the Care Act for local authorities.
Equally Ours’ Director Nicky Hawkins blogs about the importance of human rights in care: Today the Care Quality Commission announced that a new ‘mum test’ will form part of standards for rating care providers. Inspectors will consider whether they would be happy for their own parent to be looked after in each home they visit. …
‘A new settlement for health and social care’, the final report of the independent Commission on the Future of Health and Social Care in England was published by the King’s Fund in 2014.