Below are a number of references to the Association made recently in the media. It is not comprehensive, and does not include re-tweets nor the innumerable mentions of ADASS on Twitter.

 

For a full list of ADASS tweets and retweets, follow the feed at www.adass.org.uk

On December 30 ADASS had 320 followers

On January 13 ADASS has 363 followers

 

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The new ADASS twitter account is @1adass

We currently have 363 followers, and are encouraging followers of @adassdclode to follow the new ADASS account    

Falls in life expectancy attributed to social care cuts
Independent

January 13
ADASS budget survey figures quoted
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/alarm-at-surprise-fall-in-life-expectancy-amid-fears-that-cuts-and-pressure-on-nhs-may-be-to-blame-for-earlier-deaths-9973848.html

 

January 8
BBC TV News
David Pearson
A and E pressures

 

January 8
BBC local radio
David Pearson
15 interviews on A and E pressures (x2 live)

 

January 9
David Pearson
BBC Breakfast
A and E pressures
(A tape of this interview should be on the ADASS website as soon as possible. Meanwhile an audio clip available from Drew Clode on drew.clode@adass.org.uk)

 

January 13
Letter to Times in response to Rachel Sylvester Article
On social care funding

 

January 13
Community Care
Social care leaders should show more passion
http://www.communitycare.co.uk/2015/01/13/social-care-leaders-must-show-passion-defending-services-government-cuts/

   

January 9
Community Care
DoLS safeguards paperwork cut
Lorraine Currie quoted from ADASS website http://www.communitycare.co.uk/2015/01/09/deprivation-liberty-safeguards-paperwork-cut-unnecessary-forms-scrapped/