Good health should be fundamental to all our lives. But that is not the case for too many people living in England. In most instances, poor health arises from living with a least one of 6 major health conditions. That is why we have taken the decision to develop a major conditions strategy - a blueprint for improving outcomes over the next 5 years covering cancer, heart disease, musculoskeletal disorders, mental ill-health, dementia and respiratory diseases.
The size and structure of the adult social care workforce in England Workforce supply and demand trends 2022/23
Workforce supply and demand is a key issue for the adult social care sector and in recent years workforce supply has experienced significant fluctuations due to policy changes and external factors. The information in this short report, provides the latest figures and also context surrounding this topic.
Opening words by Lucy Series Lecturer in the School for Policy Studies at Bristol University Most people take for granted that they will make key decisions about their lives – from what they wear and eat, to their relationships with, where they live, and the millions of everyday decisions that go into building a home and a life. We also know that being able to make decisions about our own lives is critical for wellbeing
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has published a What Good Looks Like (WGLL) framework to support digital working in adult social care (ASC).
The Patients Association and the Patient Information Forum (PIF) worked with NHS Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care Board (ICB) to look at ways of making it easier for patients to take part in shared decision-making.
Supporting High Frequency Users (HFU) through proactive personalised care, delivered by Social Prescribing Link Workers, Health and Wellbeing Coaches and Care Coordinators
This guidance note sets out the principles and recommended approach for offering proactive, personalised care for those at higher risk of hospital admissions due to psychosocial needs, as part of a broader strategy for ICBs and PCNs to tackle winter pressures and reduce unplanned admissions.