14 May 2013
Read the comments of LGA Chairman Sir Merrick Cockell as he responds to the announcement from the Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb on health and social care. Also access the LGA's co-produced 'Integrated Care and Support: our shared commitment' – a framework document on integration.
07 May 2013
Read the comments of Councillor Zoe Patrick, Chair of the LGA's Community Wellbeing Board, as she responds to the findings of the ADASS annual survey.
27 March 2013
Read the comments of Councillor David Rogers, Chair of the LGA's Community Wellbeing Board as he responds to the Communities and Local Government Select Committee's concerns about responsibility for dealing with health emergencies.
22 March 2013
Read the comments of Councillor David Rogers, Chair of the LGA's Community Wellbeing Board, as he responds to the Nuffield Trust's independent report into the introduction of an ‘Ofsted-style' rating system for care homes.
Within six years local authorities will face a likely funding gap of £16.5 billion a year. The Government says this is overly pessimistic but, with the pressures of social care provision set to continue to rise, we know the reality of the situation is that, by the end of the decade, councils may be forced to wind down some of the most popular services they provide. Book your place today.
The Community Wellbeing Board has responsibility for the LGA's activity in the areas of the wellbeing of adults, including health and social care.