Care Act funding
This page contains information about the work of the finance team in relation to new burdens funding for implementation of the reforms of the Care Act 2014.
Consultation on new burdens funding formulae
In early August 2014, the Department of Health issued a consultation on distributing the adult social care new burdens grant, worth £283.5 million nationally, among local authorities.
Our On-the-day briefing provides an analysis of the announcement and its impact.
Better Care Fund Care Act funding ready reckoner
The Government has launched and consulted upon a refresh impact assessment which attempts to estimate national costs of implementing reforms of the Care Act in 2015/16. As a result, the Department of Health has amended its expectation of what the £135 million 'pot' within the Better Care Fund should cover. The LGA has updated its ready reckoner to reflect this – it can be found by following the link below.
22 February 2016