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Care and support

Lean on me

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Last week, Anna McEwen, Director of Support & Development, Shared Lives Plus and our Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt, spent a sunny Friday afternoon with some amazing Shared Lives carers and the people they support. Following a short …

Do micro enterprises offer care and support on a scale that's just right?

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Dr Catherine Needham, Reader in Public Policy and Public Management at the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, assesses the virtues of micro-enterprises in the delivery of good care and support services... Barbara works on her own, providing help …

Continuity of care will protect the vulnerable from provider failure

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In just a few days’ time, part one of the Care Act 2014 will come into force. Local authorities will then have new duties and powers to maintain continuity of care in the event of service interruption caused by provider …