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Interview: Lee Moran on Home First – success, progress and shaping future services
The Elder Interview Lee Moran on Home First – success, progress and shaping future services In our last interview with Sarah Mitchell, we spoke about ‘Home First’, where it came from and how it became instrumental in managing capacity during the pandemic when it was written into law last year. The article prompted a few […]
Understanding ‘Home First’ – Featuring an interview with Sarah Mitchell
The Elder Interview Understanding ‘Home First’ – Featuring an interview with Sarah Mitchell As we enter a further national lockdown, in the face of a second COVID-19 wave, it’s important to pause and reflect on the lessons of this past year – one of which has to be from the tragic spread of the virus […]
Interview: IPPR on the future of care after COVID-19
The Elder Interview A new social contract for carers after COVID-19: An interview with the IPPR Chris Thomas is a Senior Research Fellow at the progressive think tank, the Institute for Public Policy Research. His work there focuses on a variety of issues surrounding health and social care and he recently co-authored a report, Care […]
Interview: Dr Liz Forbat and Lorraine-Davies Smith
Getting the support and assistance of a professional family therapist can be an extremely effective way of bringing the family together to talk and listen to each other’s thoughts and feelings. We speak with two key members of the Association of Family Therapy, Dr Liz Forbat and Lorraine-Davies Smith.
Interview: Rachael Maskell MP, APPG Ageing and Older People
Rachael Maskell MP is Chair of the APPG on Ageing and Older People. We talked about the work of the group, how she helps constituents with issues around care funding, and the future of social care.
Elder Attitudes Survey: How COVID-19 is impacting the life and outlook of the elderly
Elder Attitudes Survey Elder Attitudes Survey: How COVID-19 is impacting the life and outlook of the elderly The latest Elder Attitudes survey has explored how the elderly are coping in the ‘new normal’. The research, conducted in June 2020, explores the way in which COVID-19 is impacting lives and reshaping attitudes among the elderly – […]
Interview: Andrew Farley, Care to be Different
The Elder Interview How to get what you deserve: An interview with Andrew Farley on NHS Continuing Healthcare Andrew Farley is one of the UK’s foremost experts on NHS Continuing Healthcare funding (CHC). Along with his business partner, he runs Farley Dwek solicitors, where he leads the CHC team. He also owns Care to be […]
Interview: Helen Moulinos, POhWER
The Elder Interview On your side: The power of advocacy in health and social care – an interview with Helen Moulinos, POhWER Helen Moulinos is Chief Executive of advocacy charity, POhWER. It supports people who find it difficult to express their views or get the support they need. This could be because of disability, illness, […]
Live-in care agency finds 1 in 3 elderly people more lonely in wake of COVID-19
News Live-in care agency finds 1 in 3 elderly people more lonely in wake of COVID-19 Our recent study into the impact of COVID-19 on the elderly has found a huge increase in loneliness since the lockdown was put in place. – Live-in care agency also finds one in five of respondents over 70 speak […]
“Government coronavirus advice – where is it going wrong?”: An Interview with Dr Robert Dingwall
The Elder Interview “Government coronavirus advice – where is it going wrong?”: An Interview with Dr Robert Dingwall Robert Dingwall is a Professor at Nottingham Trent University and one of the UK’s leading sociologists, having advised on government policy for pandemics since the Blair government of the early 2000s. He is currently part of two […]