Adult social care and COVID-19 The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had a profound impact on people receiving and providing social care. We explore the scale of the impact and the policy response in England so far.
Our two briefings explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the social care sector and assess the policy measures undertaken to respond. Both demonstrate that lessons must be learnt as the pandemic continues to unfold.
Our analysis of the national government policy response during the first phase of the pandemic.
Adult social care and COVID-19: Assessing the impact on social care users and staff in England so far
Our analysis on the scale of the impact of COVID-19 on social care in England during the first phase...
High death rates sustained during the COVID-19 pandemic demonstrate the stark impact of the virus on...
Deaths in care homes from all causes are starting to stabilise but remain 159% higher than at the...
New Health Foundation analysis reveals the devastating impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on...
Health Foundation response to ONS data on deaths involving COVID-19 in the care sector, and the...
New Health Foundation analysis shows extent of regional variations in care home deaths.
Previous figures have significantly underestimated the extent of COVID-19-related deaths among...
ONS data reveals continued devastating impact of COVID-19 on care homes with staff at twice the risk of dying from the virus
Health Foundation response to ONS weekly deaths in England and Wales.
Health Foundation response to weekly ONS mortality data for England and Wales.
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