The Commission on the Future of the Home Care Workforce
The Commission, chaired by Paul Burstow MP, and supported by Mears and LGiU published its findings and recommendations for a home care workforce that is better skilled, better resourced and recognised for the vital contribution it makes.
Click here to read the report.
Thought Leader Newsletter
Mears has created the Thought Leader concept to discuss and roll-out best practice across a broad range of people who have an interest in meeting the challenges of providing more for less.
On April 1, the new Care Act came into force with the hope that it will make significant changes to social care in the UK. Will it have the desired effect? Campaigner and writer Beth Britton also shares some of her personal experience with her father’s dementia and the relationship between care providers and families. Also read about how Telecare is constantly developing with the latest technologies.
Read a review of what role local authorities should play in meeting the housing needs of the local population. With budgets under pressure and the 2011 Localism Act changing the role that councils play, are partnerships the answer? For more than two decades, the gap between supply and demand has been fairly constant with more than 100,000 too few houses built each year. Is the new Government Planning Portal the answer to this problem?