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Mark Osterloh

Mark Osterloh is a Senior Policy Manager at the Department of Health.

Carers Week: mental health support for both carers and the cared for

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Man with head in fog

Tracey thought her fiancé was struggling with his father’s death but realised later he was experiencing psychosis. She describes how caring for him has brought them even closer together. Marking Carers Week, this wonderful blog, brought to us by Rethink Mental Illness, reminds us that, while unpaid carers are doing an amazing job supporting loved ones, they need support and understanding too.

Digital care and support planning survey - last chance to contribute

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The Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) is currently working on the production of a digital care and support planning standard. Following a workshop, they are now conducting a survey for the final stages of the project and Social Care News …

Help us find new and better ways to identify and support young carers

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We don't often put out straight news stories but this one features an important request. The Department of Health has issued an Invitation to Tender (ITT) to improve identification of young carers. This is a key piece of work designed …

New Health Foundation resource breaks down health and social care funding

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We don't often post straight news stories or announcements on the Social Care News blog, but we will make the exception when we come across something useful and interesting. Over to the Health Foundation and their launch of a new …