Topic: Care

Skye Bridge

The bridge of care: how should we start thinking about a new way of doing social care in Scotland?

Recently the Scottish Government published its consultation on a National Care Service. All of us involved in social care must ...
COVID-19 has shown that compassionate leadership is essential for the future of the UK’s health and social care

COVID-19 has shown that compassionate leadership is essential for the future of the UK’s health and social care

The crisis in NHS and care staffing dates back to before the pandemic struck – but COVID-19 has heightened levels ...

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Woman in care home

The rights of older people in care homes have been neglected for too long. Now is the time for change

The focus on care homes throughout the pandemic must lead to action on long-standing issues that COVID-19 has exposed so ...
wellbeing in UK care homes

Roundtable report: what should be done to improve mental health and wellbeing in UK care homes?

Our latest IPPO roundtable looked at the situation in care homes – and, in particular, what’s happened to the mental ...
Care homes and mental health during COVID-19

‘Care homes are a microcosm of society: everything is inflamed, especially with mental health’

Ahead of our roundtable discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of care home residents and staff, ...
Care home resident using computer tablet.

A global scan of mental health policy responses for long-term care home residents during COVID-19

Elderly people have been of particular interest to policymakers during the COVID-19 pandemic. This global scan of responses was compiled ...
impact of pandemic on care homes

Mental health and wellbeing of care home residents and staff: a snapshot of COVID-19 impacts and responses

The devastating impact of the pandemic on care homes throughout the UK has raised many questions that demand further investigation ...
The impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of care home residents

The impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of care home residents

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on care homes all over the UK. In the first of our ...