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Care Home Open Week: the poetry of personalised care

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Staff and resident chatting

Often, when people think about moving into a care home, they might picture bingo at 3pm, lounges filled with old people watching endless re-runs of Corrie and early bedtimes. At Maycroft Manor in Brighton, they pride themselves on doing things differently. Care Home Open Week was no exception.

NCASC 2018: Small scale innovation will not be enough to sustain social care

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Ewan King, director of business development and delivery, the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) looks forward to discussing this and other hot topics at this week's NCASC conference in Manchester.   It is easy to forget in immensely difficult …

Making the UK a global leader in palliative care research

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The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) supports the funding and delivery of clinical research in health and social care in England. Investment in cancer research remains a priority. Last year over 1,000 cancer research studies were carried out with NIHR's support. This includes …

NCAS 2014 sessions: Pioneers – leading innovation for integration

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‘With more people living longer and, rightly, having rising expectations of their care and support, our health and care services need to transform to deliver the improved outcomes and experiences our communities deserve, within a sustainable system,’ explains Geoff Alltimes, …

Care Act 2014: views sought on local authority funding allocations for 2015-16

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In the continued spirit of inclusion and engagement which has characterised and shaped the creation and implementation of the Care Act 2014, the Department of Health is asking local authorities for their views on how funding for three new duties …