Category Archives: Welfare

Independent Commission on the Future of Health and Social Care in England releases interim report

The Independent Commission on the Future of Health and Social Care in England has released the interim report, A new settlement for health and social care (PDF 830kb). In the report, “the commission explains why it believes England needs a … Continue reading

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AIHW releases children and youth indicator reporting frameworks report

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released the publication, Mapping of children and youth indicator reporting frameworks (PDF 1.3mb). The report, “provides an overview of the purpose, scope and reporting status of 6 national frameworks, 4 National Agreements … Continue reading

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National Disability Insurance Agency capability review report released

The Australian government has released an independent capability review report of the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) the agency responsible for the delivery of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The report is entitled, A review of the capabilities of … Continue reading

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Journal article examines English welfare service debates for increased choice and control

An article entitled, The controversies of choice and control : why some people might be hostile to English social care reforms (PDF 130kb), published  in the British Journal of Social Work, Volume 44, Number 2, 2014, examines the current debates around … Continue reading

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UK report on youth unemployment and underemployment released

The Centre for Economic Inclusion has released the report, Totalling the hidden talent : youth unemployment and underemployment in England and Wales (PDF 780kb). The report, authored by Laura Gardiner and commissioned by the Local Government Association, is, “intended to … Continue reading

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Report examines the case for devolution of welfare benefit powers in the United Kingdom

The Institute of Public Policy (IPPR) has published the report, Devo more and welfare : devolving benefits and policy for a stronger union (PDF 510kb), The report found that, “devolution of some aspects of welfare would not just supplement the … Continue reading

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UK National Audit Office report on social care system in England released

The report, Adult social care in England : overview (PDF 640kb) has been published by the National Audit Office (NAO). The report, “points out that government does not know if the limits of the capacity of the care system to … Continue reading

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UK National Audit Office publishes report on Personal Independence Payment

The National Audit Office (NAO) has released the report, Personal Independence Payment : early progress (PDF 370kb). The report examined, “how the Department has introduced Personal Independence Payment up to the end of October 2013 compared with its plans in … Continue reading

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Policy commission publishes findings on healthy ageing

The report, Healthy ageing in the 21st century : the best is yet to come (PDF 4.5mb) has been published by the University of Birmingham. “In 2011 the University of Birmingham launched a policy commission on healthy ageing to explore … Continue reading

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Joseph Rowntree Foundation publishes report on unemployed youth

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has published the report, Helping unemployed young people to find private sector work (PDF 675kb). The report, “presents findings from research into the initial labour market experiences of two young people who had recently been NEET … Continue reading

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