Time to wake up to social care reform
As it is revealed that just 4% of social care directors are confident they can deliver their statutory duties with the budgets available, Dr Eleanor Roy says now is the time to take action on social care reform
Demand for supported housing drives profits at Civitas
Civitas Social Housing has reported a surge in profits driven by a need for supported accommodation.
The absence of the human touch
Blair Mcpherson ponders a recruitment software package to be used in conjunction with video interviews which analyse a candidate’s performance. He would rather place his faith in the traditional panel interview.
Care White Paper must change ‘frightening picture’ of future
A charity has called for wholesale reform of the care sector in the Government’s promised White Paper after figures revealed the depletion of providers.
Care company dissolved by Suffolk CC
Councillors in Suffolk have voted to disband a wholly-owned care company.
More than 1,000 children referred to social services every day
Nearly 400,000 children in England were referred and assessed as in need of social services support in 2017/18, according to the latest figures.