New research from the Chartered Insurance Institute's Underwriting Faculty New Generation Group shows that vulnerable customers require special consideration from the insurance profession.
After last week's calls from MPs for a cross-party agreement on health and social care funding, 75 leading organisations pressure Theresa May to find a sustainable solution to the crisis in a joint letter published today.
Today the Secretary for State for Community and Local Government, Sajid Javid, announced a£240m Social Care Support Grant (2017/18) – through savings from New Homes Bonus that will contribute towards adult social care costs.
Commenting on the council tax ‘social care precept’ announcement in the Local Government Finance Settlement: England 2017-2018, Janet Morrison, Chief Executive of Independent Age, the older people’s charity said:
Scope responds to reports that counil tax will rise by six per cent to fund social care.
In response to reports that the Prime Minister is set to relax the rules on council tax rises in an attempt to help fund social care, Janet Morrison, Chief Executive of Independent Age, the older people’s charity said:
Older people charity, Independent Age, publishes a new report - Shining a light on care: helping people make better care home choices - which lists vital measures the Government must take to fix the UK's broken social care system.
A lack of additional funding for local authorities’ social care provision is a "striking omission" from the Autumn Statement, according to KPMG.
In light of the recent Alzheimer’s Society campaign exposing the lack of dementia specific training for homecare workers, the Shadow Education Secretary calls for this ‘unbearable’ situation to be addressed.
Speaking to PoliticsHome's Agnes Chambre, crossbench peer Lord Luce explains why it is so important for those suffering with chronic pain to be able to return to work.
Alzheimer’s Society is calling on all local authorities in England to urgently break down the barriers preventing people with dementia accessing personal budgets
Ahead of his debate, Conservative MP Peter Heaton-Jones writes for PoliticsHome on the need to regulate the care home industry saying "that we could improve things a great deal relatively simply. "
Alzheimer’s Society welcomed today’s letter from the Health Select Committee calling on the Chancellor to increase capital spending on the health service in England and direct any extra funding towards the social care system.
Independent Age launches new, free advice guide to help with plans
The health watchdog has warned that the sector is becoming unsustainable
A number of Health and care stakeholders discussed the management of long term conditions in primary care with member of the Health Select Committee Maggie Throup MP and political editor for the House Magazine Dan Bond in a round table at the Conservative Party Conferences.
Legalising assisted dying in the UK is a question of when, not if, said panellists at a Conservative conference fringe event.
In response to the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (PACAC) report, 'Follow-up to PHSO Report on unsafe discharge from hospital', Janet Morrison, Chief Executive of Independent Age, the older people’s charity, who gave evidence to the Committee, said:
Diane Abbott and Justin Madders debate the future of the NHS at a Health and Care Forum fringe event at the Labour conference.
The Shadow Health Secretary gave a brief speech to welcome attendees at the Health and Care Forum Reception on Sunday evening at the Labour conference.
Alzheimer’s Society explain why this conference season it starts with you.
In response to the report ‘Social Care for Older People: Home Truths’ by The King’s Fund and Nuffield Trust, Janet Morrison, Chief Executive of Independent Age, said:
Responding to a new report on community health services by The King’s Fund, entitled “Understanding Quality in District Nursing Services”, Janet Morrison, Chief Executive of Independent Age, said:
The Shadow Health Secretary writes for PoliticsHome explaining the enormous cost in human misery social care cuts have.