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: Assessing the policy response in England so far

July 2020

Our analysis of the national government policy response during the first phase of the pandemic.

Briefing

Adult social care and COVID-19: Assessing the impact on social care users and staff in England so far

July 2020

Our analysis on the scale of the impact of COVID-19 on social care in England during the first phase...

NHS People Plan provides a stop-gap but leaves glaring omissions

Press release
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30 July 2020

Health Foundation response to the NHS People Plan 2020/21.

Five key insights on COVID-19 and adult social care

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30 July 2020

Here we highlight five key insights from two new briefings on COVID-19 and social care.

New analysis lays bare government’s failure to protect social care from COVID-19

Press release
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30 July 2020

New Health Foundation analysis reveals the devastating impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on social care in England.

Adult social care and COVID-19: Assessing the impact on social care users and staff in England so far

Briefing
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July 2020

Our analysis on the scale of the impact of COVID-19 on social care in England during the first phase of the pandemic

Adult social care and COVID-19: Assessing the policy response in England so far

Briefing
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July 2020

Our analysis of the national government policy response during the first phase of the pandemic.

Under today’s immigration proposals, social care will still be left high and dry

Press release
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14 July 2020

Health Foundation response to further details of plan for a points-based immigration system.

Bolder action needed on levelling up agenda

Press release
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8 July 2020

Health Foundation response to the Chancellor's measures to support the UK's recovery from the coronavirus outbreak.

Staffing issues in care homes have contributed to COVID-19 infections amongst residents

Press release
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3 July 2020

Health Foundation response to ONS data on deaths involving COVID-19 in the care sector, and the results of the COVID-19 surveillance study in care homes (Vivaldi).

Strengthening social care analytics in the wake of COVID-19: initial findings

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2 July 2020

The Health Foundation and Future Care Capital have teamed up to explore the key data challenges the social care sector is facing in the post-COVID-19 era.

Urgent steps need to be taken to avoid future COVID-19 deaths

Press release
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26 June 2020

Health Foundation response to ONS data on COVID-19 related deaths by occupation.

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