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Report calls for massive expansion to workforce supporting the public’s health

Report calls for massive expansion to workforce supporting the public’s health

15 million workers including housing professionals, firemen and postal workers could form part of “wider public health workforce”

Safely home: What happens when people leave hospital and care settings

Safely home: What happens when people leave hospital and care settings

When discharge goes wrong, it comes at significant cost, both to individuals and to the health and social care system. Healthwatch collected responses from over 3,000 people who shared their stories with us about their experiences of the discharge process

Law Commission consultation on DoLs starts

Law Commission consultation on DoLs starts

In a consultation opening on 7 July, the Law Commission is considering the existing Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS), and how they can be replaced with a new scheme that achieves better, more appropriate outcomes for people with care and support needs and reduces unnecessary burdens on local councils and the NHS. The Commission is also considering the safeguards that are necessary for those receiving care and treatment at home and in other family and domestic settings.

Housing for health

Housing for health

The new NHS Alliance Resource aims to help towards strategic leads in general practice, primary care and clinical commissioning, to understand and engage with housing organisations and to develop important partnerships with other organisations operating beyond NHS boundaries as part of the NHS Five Year Forward View.

Events

FREE ROAD SHOW - Care Act 2014 – Integration of Housing and Care in Practice

8 Sep 2015

Focusing on integrated working between the sectors, this series of events will bring together housing and care providers to review the materials and for an opportunity to learn about the Care Act 2014 and models of integrated working. Do not miss your opportunity - Join us this summer on our Road Show!

Dementia - REAL Communication workshop

11 Sep 2015

People might say ‘anyone can have a conversation’ but frequently in care settings with people living with dementia, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Care homes are full of people with differing ages, life experiences, cultures, languages and of course, compromised cognition. Many, both young and old may struggle to be heard, and may yearn for authentic conversation.

Special Event - Law Commission Consultation - deprivation of liberty: what does this mean for housing?

Join us in London or Manchester for this special event! Places are limited!

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