June Reading Roundup

June Reading Roundup

1st June: Autism and LD training creates positive change (Care Management Matters)

1st June: Government pledges reform will ‘limit cost of care for everyone’ (Care Home Professional)

6th June: Charities unite for Carers Week 2022 (Care Management Matters)

8 June: (Independent report) Health and social care review: leadership for a collaborative and inclusive future (Gov.uk)

9th June: Mum who thought she had post natal depression diagnosed with rare form of dementia (Homecare.co.uk)

10th June: Two Royal Mencap Society care homes rated Inadequate by CQC (Care Home Professional)

10th June: The cost of living crisis and the care workforce (Care Management Matters)

10th June : Outdated procedures impacting care quality, new poll finds (Care Home Professional)

13th June: Home care workers collectively spending extra £75m on fuel for work (Homecare.co.uk)

13th June: Social care vacancy rates continues to rise in May (Care Home Professional)

14th June: 229% leap in care assessment queries as people struggle to get help (Homecare.co.uk)

14th June: Care UK fined £1.5m over care home choking death (Care Home Professional)

15 June: Adult social care charging reform: early assessment and trailblazer support funding grant determination 2022 to 2023 (Gov.uk)

15 June: Adult social care charging reform: implementation support funding grant determination 2022 to 2023 (Gov.co.uk)

15 June: Report reiterates importance of long-term funding for social care sector (NHS Confederation)

16th June: Black Notley care home staff praised for quick thinking during fire (BBC)

19th June: Funding cuts left the social care system in crisis even before COVID – (Sky News)

20th June: MRI brain scan can detect early-stage Alzheimer’s with up to 98% accuracy – (Imperial College London)

20th June: Artificial intelligence may diagnose dementia as accurately as clinicians (UPI)

21st June: Council pays £44,500 fee arrears to care home after bailiff threat (CareHome.co.uk)

21st June: Dementia patients not allowed to use toilet (BBC)

22nd June: Boots criticised over new decision to withdraw pill boxes for the elderly (Express.co.uk)

23rd June : Care Unique specialising in home care to Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims is acquired for £760,000 (Homecare.co.uk)

24th June: CQC calls for action on nursing shortages in East of England (Nursing Times)

27th June: Most councils fear they will lack enough social workers to implement care reforms, finds survey (Community Care)

29th June: Social care workers to be able to view and contribute to GP records by 2025 (Pulse Today)

30th June: NHS leaders call for national minimum wage for social care to avoid staff exodus (NHS Confederation)

30th June: Two councils increase fees to care homes ramping up pressure on other local authorities (Carehome.co.uk)

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