Social care requires a significant injection of public funds to move from being a residual public service to one which enhances the lives of older people. Until then, the crisis will continue to worsen.Read More
Social care has been subject to marketisation and privatisation for nearly 3 decades. CHPI’s work has focused on the impact of this on the quality of care for mainly older people and the lessons which can be learned for wider healthcare policy.
This briefing note shows that only by injecting a substantial amount of public funds into the care system will social care become a service which enhances the lives and independence of our older people. Capping care costs would benefit a relatively small number of people and would have little impact on either the quality or the availability of care.Read More
This report describes the role that privatisation has played in the decline of the provision and quality of adult social care. It outlines a number of reforms which could help reverse the decline in the sector.Read More
This briefing outlines concerns around the Care Bill during its passage through Parliament.Read More
This report looks at how the market in social care services in England provides the best available example for policy makers of what happens to the quality of care and the terms and conditions of the care workforce when competitive pressures are used to bring about a reduction in the cost of care to the taxpayer.Read More
CHPI talks about the shortcomings in the Care Bill’s approach to the risk of market failureRead More
CHPI talks about a missed opportunity by the Government to tackle fraud in the Care Bill.Read More