Local government figures have expressed their disappointment at a lack of new council funding in the 2017/18 settlement.
Local plans to reform health services to secure the future of the NHS are ‘not credible’ unless cuts in social care and public health budgets are reversed, think tank says.
While the government's answer to solving the social care crisis appears to be increasing council tax bills, will this money even make a dent in the expected overspend this year? William Eichler and Laura Sharman investigate.
Manchester City Council has announced its ambition to create a community aimed at older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.
Nearly 16,000 hours of social care commissioned by councils were not delivered in one week last year, according to a new investigation.
One in eight older people are failing to get the care they need, showing the ‘imminent’ danger the social care system is in, a charity has warned today.
Britain’s crisis-hit social care system could face ‘total collapse’ without adequate post-Brexit plan, says union.
Tony Pilkington calls on councils to develop new models of care in order to empower local communities.
One in three of the biggest councils in England are planning to increase council tax by the maximum level allowed without holding a referendum, a new survey has revealed.
The proposal to increase council tax by 15% to fund adult social care has been unanimously backed by Surrey County Council’s cabinet.