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Homecarer Nov 2016

November Homecarer 2016

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

In this issue: We say it is time to take action as winter is coming, Mike Padgham states that the government must target investment in homecare; CEO Bridget Warr CBE reports on how UKHCA is working hand in hand to push homecare to the forefront; We review the recent UKHCA England Conference; Professor Keith Brown of Bournemouth University provides some useful advice about seeking consent for care or treatment from someone’s ‘Next of Kin’; Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP, discusses negotiating homecare contracts with the local authority; Towergate Insurance invites you to meet the care team at the organisation; We report that the CQC warns that spending cuts could push social care to a tipping point; Senior Campaigns Officer Duncan White reviews the second UKHCA Scotland Round Table discussion and the impact of the Scottish Living Wage (SLW), Policy Officer Dan Jones presents his piece on what the latest draft budget means for social care in Wales and follows up with his Northern Ireland section which discusses Professor Bengoa’s expert panel report.

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