Supported Living – the pressure to deregister

Posted on December 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Learning disability care home providers are coming under increasing pressure from commissioners to deregister with CSCI and to convert the accommodation to supported living. Several local authorities have issued ‘tool kits’ to their care home providers advocating transformation to support living. This comment from the ‘tool kit’ issued by Surrey County Council in May 2008 is typical:

‘Between now and 2011 the Government has charged all local authorities with making substantial progress in transforming their local social care market by shifting the balance o

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