Build Back Better – a Plan for Health and Social Care

Besides the much publicised guff about health and social care funding … the Residential Forum may find the following paragraphs interesting:

40 – the end of private payers cross subsidising publicly funded residents?

49a – the exclusion of care home managers from “professional” development – they mean social workers, nurses and OTs here?

55c – the return of inspection (oversight) of local authority commissioning practice – like care management including social work roles of assessment and reviews, like procurement and contract monitoring, maybe even safeguarding?

Bring on the White Paper…

Source: 6.7688_CO_Command paper cover_060921 – Build_Back_Better-_Our_Plan_for_Health_and_Social_Care.pdf

Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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