social care services

social care services

As defined in the UK, social services—e.g., help with activities of daily living, including washing and feeding, of people with disabilities—which are provided by local councils to their residents.
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The aim of a local Healthwatch is to give residents and communities a stronger voice to influence and challenge how health and social care services are provided within their locality.
In publishing their annual evaluation of social services for the county, The Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) said in its report: "Carmarthenshire County Council has continued to deliver social care services to children and adults effectively throughout the year, with a number of performance indicators showing improvements.
As well as holding more drop-in sessions throughout the area we will also be leaving community boxes in the venues for you to feed back your experiences of health and social care services.
Moving away from individual standalone systems will be of particular use in supporting emergency and out-of-hours services and will enable health and social care services to work in a closer, far more effective manner.
Their needs don't fit into neat boxes but, too often, NHS and social care services are divided rather than shaped around the needs and experiences of people.
The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) has developed the Child Protection--Information Sharing (CPIS) initiative, which aims to improve the way that health and social care services work together across England to protect vulnerable children.
CLOSER working between health and social care services is being piloted in the region in a bid to improve the experience of service users.
This timely event is an opportunity for peers to share transferable learning on combining health and social care services from around the UK and maximise the quality of patient care going forward.
Calderdale Council is launching a People's Commission to source views about how health and social care services should be provided in the future.
A SEVERELY disabled woman has won a High Court ruling that a local council's charges for social care services are unlawful.
The second option would bring adult social care services under the responsibility of the seven local health boards in Wales instead.
A NEW chairman has been appointed for an independent consumer champion on local NHS and social care services John Mason is taking on the voluntary role to ensure Healthwatch Coventry gathers the views and experiences of local people to influence better outcomes and experiences in health and social care.