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Health, social care and public health round-up: December 2021

The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care. It is intended to be a digestible read that provides links to the source documentation of major reports for further consideration.

England & Wales
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Ten-year vision to improve adult social care

This policy briefing summarises and comments on the key elements in the UK Government’s ten-year vision for adult social care, recently laid out in the adult social care reform white paper.

England & Wales, Scotland
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Covid-19: Britain’s alarming public health failure

The UK Government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic has been heavily criticised by MPs. A joint report by two Commons select committees shows that, despite the success in vaccines, the government failed over test and trace, social care and lockdowns – and was largely unprepared for a pandemic on this scale.

England & Wales, Scotland
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What does a dementia-friendly city look like?

Brisbane City Council recently committed to creating a dementia-friendly Brisbane as a strategic element of the Brisbane 2032 Olympics – but what does this mean? This briefing explores what it means to be ‘dementia-friendly’ and what local governments can do to support people living with dementia in their communities.

Australia
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Health and social care round-up: September 2021

The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care.

England & Wales