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How Prepared are Care Homes in the East Midlands for the Challenges They Face?

How Prepared are Care Homes in the East Midlands for the Challenges They Face?

Whilst the East Midlands should not be singled out as having specific or unique challenges ahead in terms of the provision of care and the needs of the care sector, the region is worthy of a special focus.     For this reason Streets Chartered Accountants and JMP Solicitors are hosting a special ‘over breakfast’ […]

11th September 2015 | By | Reply More
Local authorities: signpost veterans missing out on support

Local authorities: signpost veterans missing out on support

New research has found that many veterans with sight loss are missing out on the free support offered by Blind Veterans UK. The charity is urging councils to signpost veterans which will also help them to meet their duties under The Care Act 2014, which comes into effect next month (April 2015).   The research […]

1st April 2015 | By | Reply More
Social care must not become the victim of this election campaign

Social care must not become the victim of this election campaign

Without sustainable funding the most significant piece of social care legislation for decades is at risk of becoming a wasted opportunity, warns Alzheimer’s Society. As the Care Act comes into force today (Wednesday 1 April 2015), the charity is urging all political parties to commit sufficient funding to turn its provisions into a reality. They warn that […]

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A modern Act for a modern service-Promises to bring care into the 21st Century

A modern Act for a modern service-Promises to bring care into the 21st Century

DIRECTORS OF ADULT social services have celebrated today’s coming into force of the Care Act 2014 (Click here to download) as marking probably the most significant development in services for older and disabled people since the implementation of the Beveridge Report in 1948. According to ADASS President David Pearson “The 60-odd intervening years have seen […]

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