Tag: social care

Health care needs in older people

Responding to the report ‘ social care for older people: home truths ’ (15 September 2016) by The King’s Fund and the Nuffield Trust, Phil McCarvill, Deputy Director of Policy at the NHS Confederation, said: “Insufficient social care funding is now…

Era 3, Health care reforn in the UK

Commissioning adult social care services through personal budgets and direct payments is an important way of giving care users more choice and control over their services. When implemented well they improve users’ quality of life. The Department of Health, however,…

This briefing produced by The King’s Fund, the Nuffield Trust and The Health Foundation, provides an independent assessment of where the Spending Review leaves the NHS and social care. Now that the dust has settled on the Chancellor’s announcements, our three…