Re-thinking UK Social Care: Tackling the workforce crisis

Social care employs more people than the NHS. Our ageing population and headwinds impacting staffing, mean we are at the start of a workforce crisis that is only getting worse. One day we will all need social care, it’s almost a guaranteed certainty, if we don’t think differently then it may not be there for us when we need it.

A challenge of this scale needs both national level engagement and a willingness to change outdated processes and thinking at the coal face. However, at a political level, social care will always be the poor…