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Latest NHS Personal Health Budgets newsletter now online  - Created : 02 September 2013

NHS England has just published the latest 'Personal health budgets 'Update' Summer 2013.

New programme: ‘BU BE AMAZING’ launched for young people  - Created : 02 September 2013

In Control is partnering with Mayday Trust and Blackthorn Good Neighbours to create a unique programme for young people, their families and the local community: BU BE AMAZING (BU).

Resolution Foundation asks the question: Does it pay to care?  - Created : 02 September 2013

A recent report published by the Resolution Foundation shows that while headline pay rates for care workers who visit clients at home are set at or above the national minimum wage, the reality is much different.

Nuffield Trust report on Personal health budgets published  - Created : 02 September 2013

Recently Nuffield Trust published a report on 'Personal Health Budgets: Challenges for commissioners and policy-makers' outlining what personal health budgets are, how they will work in practice and the issues they raise.

The welfare state: no longer an adequate safety net  - Created : 27 August 2013

The welfare state no longer provides a safety net for the most vulnerable in society; unemployed people are facing a 'job trap' - stuck in a cycle of low-paid, precarious work and life on benefits; and local government cuts have all but killed the...

Have your say in the future of residential care  - Created : 27 August 2013

Think tank Demos has launched a commission, chaired by former care services minister Paul Burstow MP, to investigate the future of residential care. It has now published its terms of reference and is inviting practitioners, relatives, residents an...

Government funds social care leaders to prepare sector for biggest overhaul in recent history  - Created : 27 August 2013

The government has provided hundreds of thousands of pounds to help council managers prepare for, and influence the biggest overhaul of adult social care in recent history.

Elderly increasingly excluded by lack of internet access  - Created : 27 August 2013

A recent report by has revealed that the elderly are being increasingly 'excluded from modern society' because care homes are failing to provide internet access.

LGA & NHS England publish vision for integration  - Created : 27 August 2013

Earlier this month, the Local Government Association and NHS England published their planning 'vision' for how the pooling of £3.8 billion of funding, announced by the Government in the June spending round, will ensure a transformation in integrat...

Self-directed support: the numbers grow  - Created : 09 August 2013

An increasing number of people and carers who use council-funded services now have their support and services provided through self-directed support, reablement and information and advice. This is despite there being fewer people overall receiving...

Last Updated : 22 May 2013. Page Author: Pam Schreier.