Local Healthwatch informs NICE guidance on social care

New guidance from NICE, created with the support of our colleagues at Healthwatch Surrey, explains how people should be an equal partner in their care.

Alice Maynard, Chair of the Guideline Committee said: “When we developed this guidance we had a clear aim – to help improve people’s experiences of social care.

“As a person who uses social care myself, I know how it feels to be on the receiving end.

“It’s often people who don’t receive care who make decisions, yet they may not understand the impact these decisions can have on people’s lives.”

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