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Care needs will continue to increase and deepen the crisis in adult social care

Responding to a report by Age UK on a rise in unmet care needs and the costs to the NHS of delayed discharges due...

Is national taxation the solution to funding care?

Nine in ten (89 per cent) of councils say national taxation must be part of the solution to securing the long-term financial stability of...

Care homes are stuck between a rock and a hard place

The proportion of care homes rated “inadequate” or “requires improvement” increased in 1 in 5 local authority areas in 2017. A dramatic variation in...

Historic underfunding of social care puts severe pressure on care workforce-Report

Inaction by the Government in its approach to the social care workforce in England has been roundly criticised in a new report from the...

Report reveals looming heart-breaking care crisis for disabled adults and families

3 in 4 (75%) family carers say they have no long-term plan for what will happen when they can no longer provide support...

Survey is further evidence that social care crisis is rising up the worry list of MPs

Responding to a report by Independent Age revealing that two-thirds of MPs in England believe there is a lack of high-quality care homes for...

LGA responds to latest Which? report on home care providers

Responding to a study by Which? on private home care providers, Cllr Izzi Seccombe, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Community Wellbeing Board, said:   “This...

Councils will continue to work closely with their NHS partners- LGA responds to latest NHS figures

Responding to the latest delayed transfer of care figures published by NHS England today, Cllr Izzi Seccombe, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Community...

Social care and local authorities face a ‘perfect storm’ in funding

ADASS SURVEY: MORE THAN HALF OF COUNCILS TO OVERSPEND ADULT SOCIAL CARE BUDGETS THIS YEAR AND FACE PAYING TOWARDS A £270m BACKPAY BILL More than...

CQC report State of Care brings comments from across the care industry

This year’s State of Care shows that, thanks to the efforts of staff and leaders, the quality of health and social care has been...

Best efforts of local authorities are not enough to avert the growing care crisis

Responding to a study by Healthwatch England on home care provision, Cllr Izzi Seccombe, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Community Wellbeing Board, said:   "Home...

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