Research by Localis has indicated that only a third of council members have a clear understanding of how an accountable care system (ACS) works, prompting concerns over the future integration between health and social care as part of an ACS.
Speaking at the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (Adass) conference, Sir James Mundy, president of the family division of the High Court, has criticised the separation of elderly couples when one or both are moved into care homes as ‘inhumane’.
Suffolk Coastal District Council has received £35,000 in funding to help deliver an innovative health project in Leiston, to help give people with long term health conditions non-medical support from the local community.
A new report by researchers at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) which analyses official spending data on councils’ social care spending has found one-in-ten authorities made cuts of more than a quarter.
According to new research published by researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA), University College London (UCL), London Metropolitan University and the University of Nottingham, positive social support from adult children is associated with reduced risk of developing dementia.
A new report from The King’s Fund has outlined that the complexity of the health system in England, including the need for councils to better integrate with health services, is holding back progress in meeting the needs of people with HIV.