The LGA provides a range of resources for portfolio holders to assist them to meet the challenges of their demanding role.
Leadership Essentials: Adult Social Care
Thursday 12 October – Friday 13 October 2023
Venue: Warwick Conferences, Coventry
These free development event support Adult Social Care Lead Members with the key opportunities and challenges they face in care and health in a rapidly changing policy landscape. Part of our wider programme of support for members, the programmes are delivered by LGA staff supported by high profile guest speakers from local government and partner agencies, with the cost of attending fully subsidised. For more information and to make a booking please contact [email protected]
National Children and Adult Services Conference 2023
Wednesday 29 November – Friday 1 December 2023 | Bournemouth
Organised by ADASS, the LGA and ADCS, this annual conference is aimed at those with responsibilities for car and health, children's services, education, and related fields. The 2023 National Children and Adult Services Conference will be taking place on 29 November – 1 December in Bournemouth and will include keynote and ministerial addresses, plenary sessions by system leaders, and opportunities to hear about innovation and for networking.
Resources and support
The Must Knows are a long-standing free downloadable web-based source of information on the key issues facing portfolio holders such as integration, prevention and resources. They explore questions and challenges in key areas in health and adult social care from a member perspective and are updated on a rolling basis.
Partners in Care and health support offer for councils
Partners in Care and Health Improvement Programme (PCH) is designed to help local leaders transform social care, health and integration, and lead health improvement and prevention locally.
Keeping up to date
Go to social care, health and integration for more information, news and good practice examples
Contact your principal adviser for more information on the bespoke support for local leadership
These leadership development resources and events are part of a wider offer for political leadership from the LGA.
More information on the LGA's work to support leadership of place is available via: