Adult social care funding frequently asked questions

Funding for adult social care has dominated national media coverage and national political debates in recent months.


This follows concerted efforts by the LGA to raise awareness of the pressures facing adult social care, their consequences, and the need for new funding. 

Subsequent announcements in the Local Government Finance Settlement, and then the Spring Budget, have created a complicated picture of available resources for adult social care.

This FAQ aims to set out a clearer picture, along with our latest understanding of the issues associated with the funding, and the positions the LGA is taking.

Adult social care funding frequently asked questions