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[updated 17-June-2020 | 18:20] Jointly with Berkshire Care Association and MKB Care (Buckinghamshire and MK),  we are bringing together core guidance to support local care providers. We update this regularly. If you have something to share,... Read more

Oxfordshire Care Awards 2020 Shortlist

Oxfordshire Care Awards 2020

The purpose of the Oxfordshire Care Awards 2020 Inspiration for All! is to recognise and celebrate individuals, organisations, and companies who have demonstrated outstanding excellence within the care sector in Oxfordshire. This year Oxfordshire... Read more

Oxfordshire Care Awards 2020 Inspiration for All!

Oxfordshire Care Awards 2020

  The Oxfordshire Care Awards 2020 Inspiration for All! Nominations are open... To nominate visit: https://oacp.org.uk/oxfordshire-care-awards-2020-inspiration-for-all Do you know someone who deserves to be recognised and celebrated at the... Read more


Just a few days to go now, not just to the Christmas build up, but also before we are encouraged to vote in one of the most crucial elections of recent UK history. The outcome will set the strategy for not just economic and social policy, but also a... Read more

Time to get your flu jab

This winter, like every winter, will bring additional pressure on social care and NHS services. These essential services that, to a greater or lesser extent, we all rely on, will be working 24/7 to support its growing elderly and vulnerable... Read more

OACP launches new partnership

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OACP has launched a new sister entity to work in partnership with Oxfordshire County Council and the NHS. Oxfordshire Social Care Partnership CIC (OSCP) will work closely on the key issues across the sector with partners in local government and... Read more

Budget 2018: a penny for the guy

As we digest the Budget 2018, we have a few early thoughts on what it means for social care. Firstly the promise of the end of Austerity (a period now requiring capitalisation as these years will be recorded in history as a period all of their own),... Read more

State of Care 2018

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The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its annual State of Care Report today. This important insight into the health and care sector across England is, as ever, a mix of realism, optimism and pessimism. Importantly, CQC recognises the... Read more

Talking Care – talking long term conditions

Talking Care is the premier magazine about adult social care, published especially for Oxfordshire. Our latest edition focuses on long term conditions (LTC). By LTC, we mean disabilities and illnesses, such as, Parkinson’s, multiple... Read more