Politics of Care are on the rise

We know just how political the issue of social care is, and absolutely should be. Therefore it is no surprise that as we move into local election week in large parts of England, and potential European elections, (and who knows what more the summer…


700 days and counting

I have previously talked often about the delays to the Adult Social Care Green Paper, and the current promise of a paper to be produced pre-April feels still distant.  Age UK have put this delay into sharp focus with its statistical release on what…


Brexit – what else is there to talk about…

This week will bring the start of five days of parliamentary debate on the Draft Withdrawal Agreement from the EU. As this update is being written, there are amendments flying around to address deal or no deal, referendum or no referendum and…


EU know how serious this is for social care!

NCF Blog by Vic Rayner Vic Rayner, Executive Director of the National Care Forum on today’s news that Britain is to leave the European Union Like many of you – I am reeling this morning from the decision by the UK to leave the European Union. As the…