Strategic advice & funding for housing, care & support providers

Contact us now to discuss your requirements

    The CQC has called for an immediate action, to sort out issues pertaining to the social care system, including the need for more funding in the care system.

    According to the watchdog in its annual assessment of care in England:

    • Despite the 33% rise  in the number of people aged 85 and over in the ten years, the number of people receiving local authority-funded care have reduced
    • The number of beds in nursing homes was not increasing in line with demand
    • Care home providers were opting out of local authority contracts because funding was not enough to cover the costs of care
    • The social care crisis was putting increasing pressure on hospitals especially A&E departments

    ITV News reported what CQC executive, David Behan, said:

    “What’s happening, we think, is that where people aren’t getting access to care, and we are not preventing people’s needs developing through adult social care, is that they are presenting at A&E.

    “Emergency admissions of older people are increasing and we also know that the number of delayed bed days in hospital, are increasing.

    “We think more resources need to be made available to adult social care. That will help people in adult social care and it will also improve the impact it is having on the system.

    “Without urgent action been taken, we are concerned that there will be more people whose needs aren’t being met, that improvement in adult social care will be harder to make and there is a risk that more services will deteriorate.”

    What do you think?

    Please tweet comments @suppsolutions

    October 13, 2016 by Abimbola Duro-David Categories: Care And Support

    Latest Briefing

    Introduction The National Statement of Expectations for Supported Housing (NSE) was finally published on 20 October 2020, five years after the 2015 Comprehensive Spending Review suggested regulatory and oversight changes were needed, although in 2018 the government >>>

     

    Customer endorsement

    Support Solutions 5th National Housing Support & Social Care Conference 2014

    The conference tackled todays issues at provider level, and provided knowledgeable people to present the workshops.

    A.L - Caraston Hall

    Quick Contact