Adult social care lead member development

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 13 October – Friday 14 October 2022
Venue: Warwick Conferences, Coventry CV4 7SH

These free development event support Adult Social Care Lead Members with the key challenges they face in care and health in a rapidly changing policy landscape. The programmes will explore leadership within the current policy and practice context, including adult social care funding and reform and ongoing health and care integration. The events are member led, interactive, and provides lots of opportunities for discussion, the sharing of practice and innovative solutions in a confidential environment and for making valuable contacts. The programmes are delivered by LGA staff supported by high profile guest speakers from local government and partner agencies. The cost of attending this programme is fully subsidised. For more information and to make a booking please contact

Must Knows

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.

Other events and resources

National children and adult services conference

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 2022 National Children and Adult Services Conference will be taking place on 2 – 4 November in Manchester and will include keynote and ministerial addresses, plenary sessions by system leaders, and opportunities to hear about innovation and for networking.

Care and health support offer for councils

The Care and Health Improvement Programme (CHIP) support offer is designed to help local leaders transform social care, health and integration, and lead health improvement and prevention locally, with free and specific support available to local leaders.

Bespoke support

Lead members can also access peer mentoring; again contact your principal adviser.

Leadership of and lobbying on care and health, integration and prevention

More information on the LGA's work to support leadership of place is available via:

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