UK Social Care Policy

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‘Quality Matters’ in adult social care Posted by:Professor Gillian Leng, Posted on:27 November 2017 In the summer of this year, a bold statement of intent was published setting out a single view of high quality adult social care. The creation of commissioners, providers, staff, national bodies and people who use services, their families and carers, it..

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The “choice”  agenda is here to stay  for the foreseeable future. It  is firmly  established  amongst most sections of opinion – in the Conservative Government,  and in the main political parties, with the exception of some on the left of the Labour party.  In 2005, Tony Blair claimed that consumer choice is both good in..

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1. INTRODUCTION In March 2012, the National Pensioners Convention called for a tax-funded National Care Service.  More than 60 years ago, the Labour Government initiated  a tax-funded National Health Service (NHS) which is now widely recognised as a major national achievement. When the NHS started Britain was a much poorer country than  it is now. But..