Time and time again we are involved with clients whose loved ones are often “bed blocking” in hospital because of concerns or disagreements about how ongoing care needs will be met and who will meet the care costs.
A recent report by care industry analysts LaingBuisson highlighted the huge difference in care home fees between those with their own savings compared to individuals who receive financial support from their local authority
A new intercollegiate publication (with contributors including the Royal College of Nursing, British Association of Social Workers, College of Paramedics and the British Geriatrics Society to name but a few..) sets out a framework for professional competencies around adult safeguarding.
Whether you’re a family member, care provider, social worker or someone who is subject to a deprivation of liberty, the experience you have under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (“DoLS”), is unlikely to have been a positive one
Are you a support worker, information officer or advocate whose job includes supporting adults with health and care issues? Do you begin telephone calls, letters and meetings with “I have a client who...”?