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


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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Can you tell we care?

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The millions of unpaid carers in the UK need support to perform their roles and protect their health and wellbeing. This Networked Data Lab study looks at how local authority and GP records can be use...

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Solace Summit 2023

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  • From Tuesday 17 October 2023, 10.15–17.00

The Health Foundation will be exhibiting at the Solace Summit 2023 event in Birmingham on 17-19 October 2023.

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We look for talented and passionate individuals as everyone at the Health Foundation has an important role to play.

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Q is an initiative connecting people with improvement expertise across the UK.

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