This page shows items from the Department of Health’s social care news feed.
The Review of Adult Social Care Relative Needs Formulae proposes a new formula to be used with the Local Government Finance Settlement.
The 2-year plan will raise the profile of carers, improve employment opportunities and help to better identify young carers.
Damian Hinds visited Sussex Coast College in Hastings to learn about the mental health support services available through the Opportunity Area programme.
The government has announced a renewed focus on brain cancer research, in honour of Tessa Jowell.
The Prime Minister has intervened to establish a Funeral Fund for grieving parents who have lost their child.
Sellafield Ltd has marked World Autism Awareness Week by shining a light on those affected by the condition.
Eleanor Schooling shares some of the common themes that have emerged as local authorities improve from inadequate.
Jeremy Hunt outlines the 7 key principles that will guide the government’s thinking ahead of the social care green paper, to be published later in 2018.
Measures announced to raise the status of the social work profession to mark World Social Work Day.
The Prime Minister hosted a reception at Downing Street to celebrate Jo Cox’s legacy, and the important work of her family, Foundation and Loneliness Commission.
Eleanor Schooling writes that it is possible for homes to support ‘hard-to-place’ children and still achieve a good or better inspection outcome.
Healthcare inspections in England will be ‘future-proofed’ to cover new apps and digital healthcare.
Ofsted’s Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman discusses the quality of education and care in England today at the launch of Ofsted’s Annual Report.
The National Data Guardian (NDG) today publishes a report looking back over Dame Fiona Caldicott’s first term of office in the role and to the future
British High Commissioner, Iain Walker’s speaking notes at the Business Cost of Violence Against Women & Girls in Ghana forum.
Department for International Development Ghana Country Director delivered a speech at a forum on the economic impact of violence against women and girls in Ghana.
National Data Guardian panel member Dr Alan Hassey looks at work on the role of patient expectations in the use of health and care information.
Ofsted inspection of local authority children’s services is changing in 2018.
This seminar explores Plymouth City Council’s co-production processes to enable better outcomes for people with complex needs
First Secretary Damian Green has announced that the government will publish a green paper on care and support for older people by summer 2018.