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2023 Pulse Sector Check survey seeks views on election manifesto issues

International recruitment and election manifesto issues will feature in the 2023 Sector Pulse Check, Care England and learning disabled adult charity Hft have said, launching the survey.

The annual analysis of the financial health and workforce challenges in the sector is now in its eighth year, and, for the second year, will include older person’s social care.

The data adult social care is used to monitor trends, propose calls to action and bring vital data to illustrate ongoing challenges to government
 
Top line data emerging from the 2022 report is as follows:

  • one third of care providers across the adult social care sector said they had considered exiting the market in 2022 as a result of financial pressures
  • 42 per cent of care providers had to close down a part of their organisation or hand back contracts to local authorities
  • 82 per cent of care providers reported they were either in deficit or had experienced a decrease in their surplus over the past 12 months

The data adult social care is used to monitor trends, propose calls to action and bring vital data to illustrate ongoing challenges to government
 
Commenting, Care England CEO Professor Martin Green said: “This year’s report will help us understand whether recent Government reforms, notably the Fair Cost of Care exercise, have helped move the sector in the right direction.

“I urge care providers to have their say.”

The Sector Pulse Check 2023 survey for adult social care providers is online

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