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Local government secretary Sajid Javid has found an additional £166m to ease spending pressures in social care and rural areas in the final 2018/19 settlement.
Birmingham City Council has denied accusations they will move residents receiving social care services should their provider not complete the tender process.
Two thirds of councils are ‘unaware’ of how many disabled adults in their area are currently being cared for by family and friends at home, a disabilities campaign group has revealed.
Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) should be ‘rural proofed’, researchers say as report warns the elderly living in rural parts of the country are facing a ‘terrifying’ social care crisis.
A pair of Commons select committees has joined forces to launch an inquiry on the long-term funding and provision of adult social care.
Two-thirds of MPs in England believe there is a lack of high-quality care homes for their older constituents to choose from, a new survey has revealed.
A cross-party group of MPs have called on the Government to tackle malnutrition in the elderly to save the NHS and social care over £15bn a year.
The system for funding health and care services is overly ‘complex’ and is ‘failing’ people with continuing healthcare needs, such as Alzheimer's and multiple sclerosis, MPs say.
An 'unprecedented' rise in the number of elderly people in rural county areas is pushing counties to breaking point, council leaders warn.
Social care directors have warned delays to operations and hospital admissions will continue without a long-term sustainable funding solution for their sector.