In the face of unprecedented challenge for the sector, many adult social care providers are demonstrating their ability to deliver impressive tech systems. Louis Holmes, Senior Policy Officer for Care England writes for ICJ.
There is a cultural disconnect, or rather a chasm, between clinical health thinking and the practical delivery of social care.
Care England has called for improved government support for social care and put forward a series of recommendations to help ‘Build Back Better’.
Experts and system leaders, speaking at the Annual Conference for Healthcare and Life Sciences on Monday, stressed that Integrated Care Systems have the potential to redefine place-based care.
The Chancellor’s budget left a notable gap in support for social care, leaving health and care stakeholder with major concerns for a sector currently “on its knees”.
On 7 September, Boris Johnson announced a new UK wide health and social care tax is to be introduced to pay for social care reform and NHS funding in England.