Despite the immense challenges that no one foresaw, 2020 was an opportunity for much of what is good about the social care sector to shine. The huge resilience, passion, creativity and commitment of the people who work in social care has shone through as the sector worked collectively to continue to deliver high-quality care, striving to keep people safe.
With an uncertain outlook for 2021, read our key hopes for the social care sector, alongside predictions for other key sectors supported at Anthony Collins Solicitors social housing, local government, education, charities and social business.
“An unexpected development in 2020 was the increase in the availability of people to work in social care... However, people joining the social care workforce will not be retained for the long-term until the sector is no longer treated as second class to the NHS.”