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NHS continuing healthcare & Adult Social Care Blog | 28th October – 3rd November 2020

This week's round up of the latest news for NHS Continuing Healthcare and Adult Social Care.
  1. A recurring story in our weekly blog… unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the forefront the sheer lack of funding within the adult social care sector. As last week’s blog explained, it is reported that an additional seven billion pounds is needed as a “starting point” to support the social care sector. Local governments call for long-term investment, commitment and planning to provide sustainable support to the social care sector. To read the full article, CLICK HERE.
  2. A recent decision of the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman found Westminster council had failed to meet the eligible needs of Mr F. As a result of this decision, the ombudsman recommended that Westminster council reviews all cases involving blind adults to ensure that, where an eligible need of accessing the community is identified, this must be reflected in an individual’s personal budget and/or care and support plan. To read more, CLICK HERE
  3. The government made an official statistics announcement for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS funded Nursing Care for Q2 2020/21. The statistics will be released on 12th November and we look forward to reading [and commenting] on them… MORE INFORMATION  
  4. An interesting and insightful report published by Local Government Association provides a breakdown of the number of case of, and deaths from COVID-19 for Warwick focusing specifically on the consequential impact of the pandemic on care homes in Warwick.... CLICK FOR REPORT. 

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