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Increasing the uptake of direct payments: A self-assessment and action planning guide for local councils with social services responsibilities and their partners

The White Paper, Our health, our care, our say: a new direction for community services presents a challenging agenda for all those involved in the provision of community services. Whilst this guide is based on the duty which local councils have to make direct payments to those people eligible, willing and able (alone or with assistance) to use them, it is intended to be supportive of the steps needed to make the significant changes which local councils and their partners face in taking this new direction.

  • Publisher: Care Services Improvement Partnership
  • Geographical scope: England

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More than a job: Working carers evidence from the 2001 Census

This analysis examines the incidence and demographics of carers in the working population.

  • Publisher: Carers UK, Age Concern, Age UK
  • Geographical scope: England

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Who cares wins: The social and business benefits of supporting working carers

This study examines the implementation of new policies and approaches taken by employers trying to create a supportive environment for employees with caring responsibilities. In particular it examines the business case for the policies. It also examines the experiences of carers trying to combine work and care and of being employed in an organisation committed to supporting working carers.

  • Publisher: Carers UK, Age Concern, Age UK
  • Geographical scope: England

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Social care managers live with regrets as they fail to achieve potential

This report charts the perceptions of social care managers of their careers and management styles. It also examines the perceived barriers to effective performance.

  • Publisher: Caring Times
  • Geographical scope: England

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