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star this property date less than 2018-05-09more like thismore than 2018-05-09
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Employment: Carers more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to improve awareness among employers of the extra burdens felt by employees who are carers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central remove filter
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 142451 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-05-14
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the valuable contribution made by carers who spend a significant proportion of their life providing unpaid support to friends and family members, including those who are ill or have disabilities. That is why the Government is committed to continuing to support carers, who are vital partners in the health and care system, and will continue to support carers in a way that supports their own health and wellbeing, employment and other life chances.</p><p> </p><p>The Department will shortly be publishing a Carers Action Plan, setting out a cross-Government programme of targeted work to support carers over the next two years. Within the Action Plan there will be a chapter dedicated to carers in employment which will cover improving working practices, flexible working and returning to work.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has also been working with the Timewise Foundation on a project to promote best practice in the use of employment flexibilities to support carers. Last month, Timewise launched a new Carers’ Hub – a one-stop shop for support, advice and flexible job opportunities to help carers balance their responsibilities with fulfilling careers, as well as offering best practice guidance on flexible working and flexible hiring practices, in order to help employers find and keep talented people who want or need to work in this way.</p><p> </p><p>More information about the Carers’ hub can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.timewisejobs.co.uk/caring/" target="_blank">https://www.timewisejobs.co.uk/caring/</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport remove filter
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2018-05-14T15:27:13.817Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-14T15:27:13.817Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
900355
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2018-05-09more like thismore than 2018-05-09
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Services: Staff more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the number of additional social care workers that will be required by 2030; and what steps he is taking to ensure that need is met. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central remove filter
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 142452 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-05-14
star this property answer text <p>Skills for Care publishes projections of the adult social care workforce and forecasts the number of adult social care jobs could increase by 31% (500,000 jobs) to around two million jobs by 2030.</p><p> </p><p>The Department is aware that our challenge, working alongside stakeholders in the adult social care sector, is to ensure the workforce has the right number of people to meet increasing demands, with the right skills, knowledge and behaviours to deliver quality, compassionate care.</p><p> </p><p>That is why we consulted the sector on the draft Health and Social Care Workforce Strategy. The results of the consultation will inform both the final strategy and the Green Paper on care and support for older people, both due later this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport remove filter
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2018-05-14T15:20:08.317Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-14T15:20:08.317Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-05-09more like thismore than 2018-05-09
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Bereavement Counselling: Children and Young People more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what (a) financial support (b) guidance and (c) training his Department provides to child bereavement services to ensure appropriate support for children and young people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central remove filter
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 142453 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-05-14
star this property answer text <p>The funding and delivery of National Health Service bereavement services, including the training of staff, is a local matter.</p><p>Bereavement care is a key part of the provision of good end of life care as set out in the Government’s end of life care Choice Commitment, published in July 2016. As part of this, Health Education England, in partnership with Skills for Care and Skills for Health, published a refreshed End of Life Care Core Skills Education and Training Framework in March 2017. This aims to standardise end of life care training and education, including around bereavement care. The Government’s Choice Commitment and the framework can be found at the following links:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/choice-in-end-of-life-care-government-response" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/publications/choice-in-end-of-life-care-government-response</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/services/item/536-end-of-life-care-cstf-download" target="_blank">www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/services/item/536-end-of-life-care-cstf-download</a></p><p> </p><p>The importance of bereavement care is also reflected in the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Quality Standard on end of life care, and other NICE end of life care guidance, which commissioners should take into account when planning services for local populations. The Quality Standard, which highlights that children may need specific tailored support to help them with bereavement, can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/qs13" target="_blank">www.nice.org.uk/guidance/qs13</a></p><p> </p><p>The Quality Standard draws on a range of evidence, including older Departmental guidance such as When a person dies: guidance for professionals on developing bereavement services, first published by the Department in 2005, and updated in 2011 by the Primary Care Commissioning Service with support from the NHS National End of Life Care Programme and the Bereavement Services Association. The guidance can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.pcc-cic.org.uk/sites/default/files/articles/attachments/when_a_person_dies_19_oct_2011.pdf" target="_blank">www.pcc-cic.org.uk/sites/default/files/articles/attachments/when_a_person_dies_19_oct_2011.pdf</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport remove filter
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2018-05-14T15:25:17.23Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-14T15:25:17.23Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this