On 18 May 2020, the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) wrote to all social housing residents in England (residents).
The purpose of the meeting was to scope out immediate concerns or actions, and to begin to think through the longer term implications. The results have been summarised by the National Care Forum in a set of slides which are available on the NCF website.
The presentation was drawn together to draw out some of the immediate and longer term implications of the UK vote to leave the European Union on adult social care provision, and can be re-used by social care organisations.
The meeting, organised by the National Care Forum, was also attended by:
- Department of Health
- Skills for Care
- Care England
- Care and Support Alliance
- Voluntary Organisations of Disability Groups
- Leadership Centre
- Leonard Cheshire Disability
- Coverage Care
- St Monica Trust
- Kings Fund
If you would like to talk to us about the impact Brexit could have on your organisation, please get in touch with your usual contact, or alternatively speak to Anna Dabek who attended the above meeting.
Read our thoughts on what impact Brexit could have on different sectors here.
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