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Guest blogpost: Who cares about adult social care?

This article originally appeared as a blogpost on the Adam Smith Institute website and is reproduced with their kind permission….

January 8, 2018

Delayed Transfers of Care: latest IMPOWER ranking

Use the IMPOWER INDEX to see how your local authority is performing against five criteria The pressure to crack the…

December 18, 2017

No service is an island (and other things I’ve learnt about implementing change this year)

I have spent a significant part of my year implementing a large adult social care transformation programme in partnership with…

December 8, 2017

Health, care and the Chancellor’s budget

We read with interest the letter sent to the Chancellor and co-ordinated by the NHS Confederation ahead of this month’s…

November 1, 2017

Domiciliary care: challenges and change

Focus continues to intensify on the domiciliary care market, which remains fragile across much of the country. It was a…

October 26, 2017

Got the DTOC letter? Our advice

The letters that are being sent from Sajid Javid and Jeremy Hunt around unacceptable DTOC performance are causing some considerable…

October 19, 2017

Nudge theory, the Nobel Prize – and social care

  Earlier this month, the economist Richard Thaler won the Nobel Prize  – for his work on ‘nudge theory’ –…

October 18, 2017

Connect Well Hull – innovation in adult social care

I was delighted to see the launch of Connect Well Hull last week, a key part of Hull City Council’s…

October 11, 2017

Mission: Possible

How to save £3 billion and promote independence in adult social care

October 4, 2017

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