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Independent Ageing: new LGiU research report

The new research report 'Independent Ageing' analyses the relationship between councils and people who fund their own social care and recommends action for councils to improve advice and information to them.

England & Wales
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The Quality Framework for Adult Social Care

Following a consultation, the government has produced a quality framework for adult social care, including the outcomes framework for 2011/12.

England & Wales
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Services for people with dementia

Following recent NICE guidance and the Care Quality Commission’s annual report on the state of care, this briefing provides information on dementia and good practice in preventing it and supporting people with dementia and their carers.

England & Wales
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NICE: public health and local government

This briefing outlines the current role of NICE, the work it does on public health and its relevance for local government and the likely impact on this work arising from the Health and Social Care Bill.

England & Wales