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Age UK report calls for urgent action, including cash injection in spring budget and development of long-term plan Social care in England is at risk of imminent collapse in the worst affected areas unless urgent steps are taken to address the crisis engulfing the sector, Age UK has warned. The charity’s latest report on the healthcare of older people calls for a cash injection into the adult social care system in the spring budget and the development of a long-term solution to a problem that will otherwise become more acute. Analysis previously published by Age UK suggests almost 1.2 million people aged 65 and over do not receive the care and support they need with essential daily activities such as eating, dressing and bathing. That figure has shot up by 17.9% in just a year and almost by 50% since 2010, with nearly one in eight now living with some level of unmet need, it says. Age UK’s charity director, Caroline Abrahams, said the report makes for “frightening reading”, adding:

Source: English social care system for elderly facing ‘complete collapse’ | DisabledGo News and Blog


The National Care Association (NCA) is calling on the new government to tackle the serious funding gap in social care.

Source: Underfunding of social care and living wage costs puts care services in jeopardy | Care Industry News


Category: ADASS, Adult care, Adult Services, Adult social care services

Source: ADASS responds to PAC Report on Personal Budgets in Social Care | Care Industry News


Figures released today have delivered the most damning evidence of the continued and unrelenting pressure social care, and the impact it has on people in

Source: Damning evidence of social care under relentless pressure | Care Industry News


MPs were warned today that growing demand, new burdens and significant budget cuts meant that additional funding for adult social care was too little, and would

Source: Government must address the chronic underfunding of adult social care – and quickly | Care Industry News


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byTristan Donovan

Increased tax would raise extra £400m in 2016-17, not enough to meet increased costs of living wage and care packages, says LGA

As a result even councils that intend to apply the council tax precept, which can be applied on top of the standard council tax rise without the need for a local referendum, face having to find ways to save money.

The LGA called for the government to bring forward an extra £700m in…

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Increased tax would raise extra £400m in 2016-17, not enough to meet increased costs of living wage and care packages, says LGA

Source: Council tax hike not enough to fill care funding gap, warn town hall chiefs | Community Care


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Source: We are now on the fast-track towards a care home collapse | Disability UK Blog


social care network: adult social care hub Social care Autumn statement 2015 Older people NHS Health

Source: Spending review money comes too late, says social care leader | Social Care Network | The Guardian


Social care leaders believe the government will promise new money but are anxious over how it will be delivered

Source: Spending review expected to deliver ‘some’ extra social care funding | Community Care

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