You’re an individual You deserve to be treated like one Mayfair Care Services Limited  Mayfair House  9 Meppel Avenue  Canvey Island  Essex  SS8 9RZ Tel No.:  01268-696055  Fax No.:  01268-694724  E-Mail: Latest domiciliary and health related news Number of older people with unmet need for care rises to 1.5 million Age UK's manifesto says there are 1.5 million older people in England who have some unmet need for care, ranging from help with everyday tasks such as washing, dressing and using the toilet to more intensive support in a residential setting. The charity calls for the next Government to secure the immediate future of care through investing £8 billion over the next two years, to stabilise existing services, and to find a sustainable long-term solution to funding care. Posted on: 21 November 2019 Think tank says bold reforms are needed for social care The Institute for Public Policy Research has called for a bold reform agenda for adult social care, in its new report on ethical care. The Institute argues there are three main drivers of quality in social care - funding, workforce and provider type. A package of interventions is needed that provides a long-term funding settlement, new deal for the social care workforce and a new ethical charter to foster more innovative, socially minded providers. Posted on: 12 November 2019