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Adult Social Care: Views from the Sector - Carers Trust East Midlands

Carers Trust East Midlands provide a variety of care services across England having recently expanded beyond their East Midlands base. As well as providing care themselves, they also work to support carers and offer respite services free of charge. CEO Christine Alexander highlights the issues facing the sector and explains how promoting and supporting volunteers can help to ease budget pressures.

Adult Social Care: Views from the Commons - Eleanor Smith MP

In the fourth part of our series on adult social care, we spoke to Eleanor Smith MP. Eleanor is the MP for Wolverhampton South West and co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on adult social care. Following her question during PMQs last week, she powerfully explains the issues the care sector faces and calls for the introduction of free personal care

Adult Social Care: Views from the Sector - Pathway Project

Pathway Project is one of the UK’s leading charities helping to support victims of domestic abuse. The charity was founded by Kathy Coe who has since been awarded an MBE for her services to the community. As a more specialist provider of care, they are able to offer insight that shows both the depth of the care sector and the importance of considering all aspects of care when considering future policy.

Adult Social Care: Views from the Sector - Chapter Care

Chapter Care operate in North Devon and provide domiciliary care and support to users throughout the county, including to many in hard to reach places. According to 2017 census data, 25 per cent of people living in North Devon are over the age of 65, making it an interesting example to demonstrate the effect of increased demand on care services.

Adult Social Care 2019: An overview

Adult social care is one of the most pressing issues facing government and wider society. As population demographics change, and life expectancy increases, the pressure on social care services grows. As pressure continues to grow, and calls for the publication of the paper grow louder, we look at the problems facing the care sector and ask leading care representatives about the effect of this delay and what they think should be prioritised going forward.

Labour announce plans for social care reform

Ahead of the upcoming local elections, the Labour Party have this week announced details of plans to reform the social care system. We spoke to Jeff Wilton-Love, director of Chapter Care, to assess the sector response to Labour’s plans.

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