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Adult social care and Covid-19: the policy response

 

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Adult social care and Covid-19: the policy response

This briefing analyses national government policy on adult social care in England after the first Covid-19 wave.

It finds that support in some areas improved, such as access to testing and PPE, and the priority given to social care appeared to increase. However, it claims that policy on social care was often fragmented and short-term, creating uncertainty for the sector and making it harder to plan ahead. More….