4 August 2014
Councils are warning that changes to rules which govern how local authorities safeguard people receiving care and support could have a detrimental impact on the vulnerable and push social care further into crisis by diverting tens of millions of pounds from under pressure budgets.
31 July 2014
Local authorities, NHS, third sector, commercial and voluntary organisations or individuals with autism in co-production with any of the above are all encouraged to apply for funding under the Autism Innovation Fund. The deadline is Tuesday 26 August at 5.00 pm.
23 July 2014
The LGA has sent an update letter on the revisions to the Better Care Fund to Leaders, Lead Members for Adult Social Care, Chief Executives and Chairs of Health and Wellbeing Boards.
25 June 2014
This joint CfPS and LGA guide aims to help councillors support residents who wish to make a complaint about a health or social care service.
2 June 2014
Local Government Association analysis reveals that councils will have to spend as much as 40 per cent of overall budgets on services that care for older and vulnerable people by 2020, rising 13 per cent faster than any other service provided to local residents.