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’.
‘Making written information easier to understand for people with learning disabilities: Guidance for people who commission or produce Easy Read information’ was published in November 2010.
On 28 October 2010, Grandparents Plus launched a campaign and survey report to highlight the impact of welfare reform and spending cuts on family and friends carers.
In October 2010, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation published ‘Older people with high support needs’.
In February 2010, the Marmot Review Team published ‘Fair Society, Healthy Lives’. The report and information about its implementation is available on the Marmot Review website.