United Kingdom Homecare Association
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Front cover of Homecarer July 2016

Homecarer July 2016

This document is available to UKHCA members only. Information on how to join UKHCA.

In this issue: Our Chair, Mike Padgham provides his response to Brexit and what the homecare sector should consider following the leave decision. The front page topic is the deteriorating discharge issues for older hospital patients; UKHCA CEO Bridget Warr CBE, continues to report on UKHCA’s efforts to gain a prominent place for homecare. Towergate Insurance outlines what the Insurance Act 2015 could mean for UK homecare businesses and Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP shows how important social media is to social care. The appointment of the new Department of Health in Northern Ireland takes the lead in the national report section, outcomes-based commissioning being the topic for the Wales report. UKHCA makes the case for the Scottish government to address some urgent homecare issues and the England report talks about the inquiry into the financial sustainability of local authority adult social care and the quality of care.

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