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Councils in Wales will be given £10m to manage social care winter pressures, the Welsh Government has confirmed.
The struggling care provider Four Seasons has today signed a deal with a hedge fund which will see £70m invested to enable it to keep operating.
Fall in the number of days people have been kept in hospital because of a lack of alternative care is ‘testament to the hard work done by councils’, LGA says.
Almost 20,000 people are still receiving ‘flying’ 15-minute personal care visits across Britain, disabilities charity reveals.
Auditors have published a ‘damning’ report into the country’s care services, arguing the Government is not doing enough to support a sustainable workforce.
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.
District councils across England are focused on improving lives and solving problems, writes Cllr John Fuller.
Council social care teams are ‘falling short’ in their duties to provide online information, advice and guidance to the public, ICT body warns.
Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) may not achieve their ambitious plans as they are being forced to grapple with short-term financial pressures, CIPFA has warned.
Welsh local authority chiefs have welcomed the publication of a report into the sustainability of the health and social care system in Wales, but call for more funding.