While specialist care has been less exposed to the devastating effects of COVID-19 than elderly care, service providers have still had to contend with protection and absence of employees. And they have had to do this while facing the challenges of a decade of public sector austerity.
Post-COVID-19, will lessons have been learned and will social care in general be held in higher esteem? Following the media’s initial focus on acute care in the NHS, the social care sector has now been recognised as the new front line and a vital part of UK infrastructure. Will the funding follow and will the future be brighter?
Watch healthcare intelligence provider LaingBuisson’s webinar, sponsored by Grant Thornton, in which experts share their views and experiences of the adult specialist care market: