A good home must be a digitally connected home

Digital connectivity has become an essential part of what makes a good home, but many people are still missing out on the benefits. In this blog (9 August 2021), Ali Rogan, Good Home Inquiry Digital Consultant, talks about how the pandemic has fundamentally shifted our use and dependence on digital, the role it plays inContinue reading “A good home must be a digitally connected home”

What is truth? An inquiry about truth and lying in dementia care

This is the report of the major Inquiry about Truth and Lying in Dementia Care, commissioned and funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. There are around 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK and the ageing population suggests this figure will rise significantly. Around half of these people may be living with different realities. CarersContinue reading “What is truth? An inquiry about truth and lying in dementia care”

Charity Inquiry: The Royal National Institute of Blind People (226227) and RNIB Charity (1156629) – GOV.UK

This statutory inquiry report from the Charity Commission from June 2020 is worth a read. If you are a Trustee of a charity providing care home or children’s homes it is a tour de force of the must do aspects of governance. Conclusions The opening of the Commission’s inquiry into RNIB and RNIB Charity, andContinue reading “Charity Inquiry: The Royal National Institute of Blind People (226227) and RNIB Charity (1156629) – GOV.UK”

All Party Parliamentary Group on Adult Social Care – Inquiry into the future of social care

The challenges facing adult social care have been debated and discussed; it is now time to focus on finding solutions and supporting best practice. The APPG for Adult Social Care has launched this inquiry to hear your views about the current and future landscape of adult social care services, and to find examples and evidenceContinue reading “All Party Parliamentary Group on Adult Social Care – Inquiry into the future of social care”

Inquiry publishes literature review on residential schools

22 November 2018 The Inquiry has published a literature review of published research on child sexual abuse in residential and non-residential schools. The review covers five key areas: Pupils attending residential schools. Standards for keeping children safe from sexual abuse in schools in England and Wales. The scale and nature of child sexual abuse inContinue reading “Inquiry publishes literature review on residential schools”