Media picks up on care homes closure report

Following on from the recent news of the demise of Southern Cross, the wider media is picking up on the department’s good practice report aimed at helping local councils re-assess and re-settle older people in care homes when they close. 

The Guardian has recently published an article on the subject by HSMC's Director and report co-author, Professor Jon Glasby.

The guide was originally commissioned by the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services.

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Read full report: 'Achieving Closure': Good practice in supporting older people during residential care closures (pdf; opens in new window)