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.

Resources and support

Must Knows

The Must Knows are a long-standing free downloadable web-based source of information on the key issues facing portfolio holders. 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.

Councillor development

These leadership development resources and events are part of a wider offer on political leadership from the LGA. The LGA’s sector support offer provides a range of training and development opportunities to help councillors deliver effectively in their roles, including our leadership essentials programme for portfolio holders.

Partners in Care and health support offer for councils

The Partners in Care and Health Improvement Programme (PCH) focuses on current key issues such as assurance, workforce, and helps local leaders transform care and health.


National Children and Adult Services Conference 

NCASC is a must attend event for all those with a leadership role in care and health. NCASC 2024 will take place at in Liverpool on 27 - 29 November.

Go to social care, health and integration for more information, news and good practice examples and

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Contact your principal adviser for more information on the bespoke support for local leadership.