Statement from Care England
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Care England Agency Fee Survey Briefing and Infographic - 24 June 2022
COVID-19 supplement to the infection prevention and control resource for adult social care - 05 April 2022
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Market sustainability and fair cost of care fund 2022 to 2023: guidance - 28 March 2022
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Cost implications resulting from vaccination as a condition of deployment 1 and 2 (VCOD) - 1 March 2022
Care England survey summary
Statement of impact for the white paper, People at the Heart of Care: adult social care reform (Summary) February 2022
Government response to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee’s report on Social Care Funding: time to end a national scandal (Summary) February 2022
How To Build Back Better - Document
This document seeks to outline our key asks in relation to the Build Back Better: Our Plan for Health and Social Care. We want to ensure that the voice of providers is heard clearly throughout the development and implementation process of the Plan. Ultimately the Plan must adequately support the sector’s potential to support some of society’s most vulnerable and we are keen to work with Government to find a long-term sustainable solution for the sector.
Care England's Workforce Sense Check Data Survey - Document (20.10.21)
Care England is the largest and most diverse representative body for independent care services in England. Our workforce is our most precious resource, without which the social care sector cannot function. In response to the current recruitment and retention challenges care providers face, Care England has worked with members to understand what problems still persist within the sector, particularly as Winter approaches. The survey ran for one week between 29.09.21 and 07.10.21 and was completed by circa 80 Care England members. These members varied in size, with 48% of respondents having between 1-5 homes within their portfolio, as well as the care delivered with respondents providing care across residential, domiciliary and supported living settings to older people, those with long-term conditions, learning disabilities, autism and mental health problems.
Statement of Guiding Principles - The need for decision-making principles - Care England document
Updated 19 October 2021
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Interview with Professor Martin Green on BBC News 11.05.2021 Click here to watch the video
The relationship between the adult social care sector and ICSs: time for action? - April 2021
In January 2020, Care England collaborated with the Good Governance Institute (GGI) by helping organise a roundtable between members and ICS chairs/leaders. The paper brings around some of the key pieces of policy related to the adult social care sector and discussions that took place during the roundtable. This is a follow up to the 2017 document that Care England and GGI collaborated on. Click here to download document.
Coronavirus press conference (1 February 2021)
Matt Hancock, Health and Social Care Secretary
Quoted Professor Martin Green, CEO of Care England – “Is a wonderful achievement and one that pays testament to the hard work of care home staff and our colleagues in the NHS and Local Authorities.” @8:10min Click here to watch the video.
No10 Press Conference 16 April 2020 (Ben Kentish, LBC asking about care homes, Dominic Raab, Secretary of State noted Care England) Click here to watch video.
On 14th July 2020, Care England hosted a webinar that dealt with the prospect of a second wave and what can be done to avert it. But also, what longer-term reforms are necessary in order to ensure the sustainability of the adult social care sector. Professor Martin Green, Chief Executive of Care England and the Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell, former Health Minister, both offered their views on what have been some of the key lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic thus far. The event was kindly sponsored by Towergate Insurance. Click here to watch the webinar.
Staff vaccine refusal/hesitancy - Care England resource document
Last updated 15 April 2021
This document aims to give members a list of sources that they can share with their employees who are hesitant to take the vaccine. It also provides links to articles about legal advice around mandatory vaccination and letting staff go due to refusal. The document is available for Care England members only and can be found under COVID-19 Vaccine Click here to login.
Care England Covid-19 vaccination questions sent to DHSC - updated 29 March 2021
The document is available for Care England members only and can be found under COVID-19 Vaccine. Click here to login.
Online scammers - research document
Last updated 26 January 2021
Care England put together a document that gives advice to members on how to spot email scams and fake websites following the Government warning of increased online scammers.
The document is available for Care England members only. Click here to login.