Live Support

In-depth Discussions

New government recruitment campaign will raise the image and profile of the sector

This year we are celebrating the 70th anniversary of our amazing NHS, but we must not forget that adult social care is also marking 70 years. National Assistance Act 1948 that created many of the core elements of the modern social care system came into effect on the same day as the NHS act.

In the NHS’s birthday month we have heard many stories of the dedicated nurses, doctors and support staff who have been saving and transforming lives across its seven decades. While these staff are rightly seen as the backbone of the NHS, hardworking care workers, nurses, social workers, managers and occupational therapists are, likewise, the foundation of the adult social care sector – and they have been on the same 70-year journey as colleagues in health. They are two sides of the same coin – inseparable and essential to each other.

...

The Guardian

You need to be a member of People's Forum to add comments!

Join People's Forum

Email me when people reply –

Discussion Area

This area is for people to post and view discussions. You can use the the tabs at the top of the page to filter the discussion to the topics you want.

If you would like to start a discussion please click Add Discussion