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Special measures coming for failing care homes and homecare providers

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If a school or college is judged to be failing its school children or students through lack of leadership and/or poor quality teaching, there are systems in place to encourage rapid improvement or face the prospect of closure – so …

Department of Health announces research call to evaluate pioneers

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A call has been launched this week for new DH-funded policy research to deliver a longer-term evaluation of the Integrated Care and Support Pioneers programme in the context of new funding arrangements for integrated care. The research call follows a …

Home is where the heart is – commissioning care to help older people stay at home

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'Why is the home we live in so important to us?', asks Tony Hunter, Chief Executive of the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), in his latest post for the Social Care News blog. They are places where life happens …