Published on 14th August 2018
Adults who are having bed-based intermediate careto help their recovery should start this within two days of being referred in a bid to help them to regain their independence as soon as possible, NICE has said.
Published on 18th July 2018
Commissioners and service providers should develop pathways that allow adults with cerebral palsy access to a local network of care that includes occupational therapy and physiotherapy, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has stated.
Published on 6th July 2018
People needing housing adaptations to enable them to live more independently often delay the process because of the clinical appearance of the adaptations and negative associations with vulnerability and loss of independence, a report has found.
Published on 28th May 2018
Social care funding will need to increase by 3.9% a year to meet the needs of an ageing population and an increasing number of younger adults living with disabilities, a report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies has warned.
Published on 21st March 2018
Jeremy Hunt has outlined seven key principles that will guide thinking behind the green paper on social care to be published later this year.
Published on 26th February 2018
Adults with Parkinson’s disease should be referred to occupational therapy services, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has stated.
Published on 22nd February 2018
Every service user using adult social care should be treated as an individual, new guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence concludes.
Published on 7th February 2018
The National Audit Office has slammed the Department of Health and Social Care for failing to support a sustainable social care workforce.
Published on 24th January 2018
The spending gap between NHS acute hospitals and NHS mental health providers got wider last year, the King’s Fund has warned.
Published on 30th October 2017
Occupational therapy should be utilised to enable people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour to live at home, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Published on 16th October 2017
Over half of local authorities expect to overspend on their adult social care budget by almost £21 million each, a survey has revealed.