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A DTOC standstill – is a winter crisis looming?

The increase in the number of Delayed Transfers of Care (DTOC) has finally come to a halt – just in…

December 17, 2018

Faith, health and care

Local councils are desperate to make the most of community assets in the delivery of public services. Drawing on this…

November 28, 2018

5 tips for getting the most from Technology Enabled Care

This blogpost was co-authored by Hannah Gordon and Josepha Reynolds. Technology Enabled Care (TEC) has long been touted as something…

November 9, 2018

CQC’s State of Care report – brilliant, but flawed

The annual CQC State of Care Report was published today, giving a once-a-year chance to reflect on the overall condition…

October 11, 2018

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

Ten things about social care and health we’ve learnt from the NHS (this week)

The Department of Health pretended they were running London buses last week. After a prolonged wait, they released three fascinating…

July 11, 2017

Social care in the Conservative manifesto: Is having less than £100k the emerging definition of ‘just about managing’?

The Conservative manifesto has plenty to say about social care. Whatever you think of the specific policy ideas, we would…

May 18, 2017

Children’s placements can be nine times more costly than Eton – but what are the outcomes?

We pay more for many of our looked after children’s placements than it costs to go to Eton – why…

May 11, 2017

Consulting: Why I do what I do

With the many nights away from home and the hours spent travelling up and down the country, sometimes you find…

May 11, 2017

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