Social care Social care is the personal care or support given to children or adults in need or at risk

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This care or support can be both practical and emotional – and the individual’s needs might stem from illness, disability, old age or poverty.

Our recent work and content on this topic is listed below.

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Adult social care and COVID-19

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had a profound impact on people receiving social care, their...

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The whole of society will benefit from social care reform

1 July 2021
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New analysis looks at the impact of a lifetime cap on social care costs on people with different...

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Boris Johnson didn’t ‘fix social care’ - the next PM must

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4 August 2022

Response from the Health Foundation on the Levelling-Up, Housing and Communities Committee report into adult social care.

Party conference schedule 2022

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1 August 2022

The Health Foundation will be holding multiple fringe events and partnering with other organisations to have a presence on their panels.

Workforce: recruitment, training and retention in health and social care

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19 January 2022

Our evidence to the Health and Social Care Select Committee's inquiry

LGA Annual Conference and Exhibition 2022

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28 June 2022
From Tuesday 28 June 2022, 8.30–17.30

The Health Foundation will be exhibiting at the LGA Annual Conference and Exhibition 2022 event on 28-30 June 2022.

The Plan for Digital Health and Social Care: what will be needed to deliver on its ambitions?

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29 June 2022

The government’s new Plan for Digital Health and Social Care contains some important ambitions. But what’s needed to make it work? Tim Horton, Josh Keith and Anita Mehay explore the issues.

A multicentre evaluation exploring the impact of an integrated health and social care intervention for the caregivers of ICU survivors

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24 May 2022

The impact of an integrated health and social care intervention for the caregivers of ICU survivors.

Government must go further to level up the health recovery

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10 May 2022

Health Foundation response to the Queen’s Speech 2022. 

Health and Care Act passes but leaves unfinished business for the NHS and social care 

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29 April 2022

Health Foundation respond to Health and Care Act receiving Royal Assent 

Yorkshire, Midlands and North East MPs urged to protect constituents from crippling care costs in key parliamentary vote

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22 April 2022

The Health Foundation and the King's Fund urge Yorkshire, Midlands and North East MPs to protect constituents from crippling care costs in key parliamentary vote.

Severe pressures in A&E should be a wake up call for Government to tackle the workforce crisis

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14 April 2022

Our response to the NHS England monthly performance statistics.

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