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Final report of the VCSE Review launched

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Excellent report well worth a read for all of us engaged with offering health and social care support to all those who need it.

VCSE Review

Alex Fox is CEO of Shared Lives Plus and independent Chair of the Joint VCSE Review. Read the final report.

The goal shared by everyone who delivers and organises health and care services is wellbeing: its creation and its resilience. Whilst we do not want to spend increasing proportions of our lives in medical nor social care, we will all draw upon primary, acute or specialist services at various points in our lives and we want to find them available, caring and well run when we do. However, whether for people with lifelong disabilities, the ever growing older population or those with long term health conditions and support needs, our dreams remain rooted in living well at home as part of welcoming, inclusive communities. To achieve that goal, we need health and care systems which are organised around and support our lives: which can reach us in our homes…

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Author: kathparson

Chief Executive of Older People's Advocacy Alliance (UK)

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