Putting people first

Build back local on adult social care

In the latest issue:

Home adaptations

Only seven per cent of UK homes meet basic national accessibility requirements, a report by the Centre for Ageing Better revealed this month.

MPs: ‘increase social care funding’

A new survey, carried out by ComRes on behalf of the LGA, has found that the overwhelming majority of MPs (84 per cent) and Peers (76 per cent) believe additional funding should go to councils’ adult social care budgets to help tackle the funding crisis facing services.

Loneliness strategy

The Government has unveiled a new cross-party strategy to tackle loneliness, described by the Prime Minister as “one of the greatest public health challenges of our time”.