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Thought Leader Summer 2015 (Care)

Thought Leader Summer 2015 (Care)

Last month, the UK took its first serious steps towards trying to establish whether homesharing is a viable solution to two of our most pressing problems – a lack of affordable housing and an ageing population. Is homesharing about to go mainstream?

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Outcome-based commissioning is widely acknowledged as the way forward in providing adult social care, but putting it into practice isn’t straightforward – could rewarding providers encourage better results?

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What shape is social care in and how is it changing? We ask some of our frontline Care team for their views on the real state of care.

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The challenges of delivering service improvements at lower costs require innovative thinking between local authorities, the third sector, businesses and people who receive services. That's why Thought Leader was created. Since its inception five years ago, leaders from different sectors have created, discussed and rolled-out best practice in social care, housing and sustainable communities.Alan Long, Executive Director, Mears Group