In the next 20 years the number of people in England who are 65 and over is predicted to rise by 51% (ONS 2010 - 2030 projections)
Social care and mental health deserve parity with physical health.
We need to rethink how we deliver social care and health services in the next 20 years. Inreasing numbers of people deserve support for long-term conditions and complex health and social needs.
Integrated care: promoting better workforce decisions
The Government is committed to making coordinated health and care a reality and this integration agenda has significant implications for planning the workforce.
Working with one of its delivery partners, the Institute of Public Care (IPC), the CfWI is undertaking a project which will focus on the workforce implications of delivering integrated health and adult social care services
Planning the social care workforce: skilled, capable, confident and fit for the future
A briefing paper by the CfWI and Skills for Care titled Planning the social care workforce: skilled, capable, confident and fit for the future helps the adult social care sector in England plan future workforces to cope with increasing demand.
We need to cherish, motivate, and train the whole social care workforce