Published on 15th June 2019
Children who experience domestic abuse should be seen as victims, a joint committee on the draft Domestic Abuse Bill has said.
Published on 8th April 2019
SHOW ME THE MONEY
Locum workers earn more money - fact. Let's not beat about the bush - we all go to work to earn money. While it is hugely beneficial if you are fortunate enough to be doing a job you love, why would you not want to do the same job but get bigger bucks in each pay packet? Experienced locum occupational therapists can earn between £28 and £40 per hour.
Published on 8th October 2018
Local authorities should proactively raise awareness of home adaptations support and how people can access it, a report has urged.
Published on 22nd August 2018
The Department of Health and NHS England have asked NICE to develop a guideline about rehabilitation after traumatic injury.
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.