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The under-pressure social care sector in England is reportedly in line for a funding boost in Chancellor Philip Hammond's Budget next month. According to the Health Service Journal (HSJ), additional "stabilisation" money will be overseen by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), which regulates the sector in England. It comes after…
As the Local Government Association (LGA) today warns Council Tax rises in 2017/18 will not bring in enough money to prevent further extensive cuts to local services next year, the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) is endorsing the LGA´s call for government to provide new money for social care.…
Social care services will continue to be cut despite extra funding, council chiefs warned after the Government confirmed its local government funding package for next year. Communities Secretary Sajid Javid (pictured) confirmed proposals in the local government finance settlement for 2017/18 to provide £900 million for social care in England.…
The chief executive of Britain's biggest local authority is to leave his post as the council grapples with a multi-million pound budget black hole. Mark Rogers is stepping down from his £180,000-a-year post with Labour-led Birmingham City Council just months after the authority was told it would need to plug…
The Older People's Commissioner for Wales, Sarah Rochira, is encouraging care sector contributions to a review of the quality of life and care for older people in residential and nursing home care. The commissioner has undertaken this review as a follow-up to the report entitled A Place To Call Home…
Fiona Duncan, Chief Executive of Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland, has been appointed as the chair to the independent root and branch Care Review in Scotland. The Review will look at the underpinning legislation, practices, culture and ethos of the care system. It will be driven and shaped by the…
Hundreds of thousands of elderly people are not receiving the help they need to get out of bed, dress or eat, according to a new report. The study from Age UK found a massive drop in the number of people eligible for social care, leaving many to fend for themselves…
The new test website for Social Care Wales has been launched ahead of the new organisation starting work on 3 April 2017. Social Care Wales will bring together the Care Council and the Social Services Improvement Agency and be responsible for leading and supporting the improvement of early years and…
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