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Government urged to consider multiple social care funding solutions

Government urged to consider multiple social care funding solutions

The government should consider multiple funding solutions to address the social care crisis, an insurance body has urged.
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Councils warn of £2bn rise in costs of caring for adults with learning disabilities

Councils have warned the costs of caring for adults with learning disabilities could rise by almost £2bn by 2025.

CARE ENGLAND CONFERENCE: Care England chief urges government to deliver on integration

Care England Chief Executive Martin Green has urged the government to deliver on integration by adopting a more even-handed funding approach to health and social care services.

LGA calls for national tax rises to pay for adult social care

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called upon the government’s Green Paper to make the case for national tax rises to pay for social care.

Social care Budget funding ‘another sticking plaster’, health and care bodies say

The additional £650m announced for social care in last month’s Budget has been branded “another sticking plaster’ by three leading health and care organisations.
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Social Care Green Paper may include new elderly care tax proposal

Proposals to introduce an elderly care tax on all workers over 40 may be included in the government’s Social Care Green Paper, which is expected to be published in December.

Nursing home manager warns of funding crisis

A nursing home manger in Northern Ireland has warned of an unprecedented funding crisis facing the sector.

Government announces £20m boost for social care research

A £20m funding boost has been announced for social care research in England.

Former CQC chief urges Government to be brave in Social Care Green Paper

Former CQC Chief Executive Sir David Behan CBE has called for the Government to present bold social care funding solutions in its Green Paper.

Millions of people underestimating the true cost of care, Which? finds

Research carried out by Which? has found that millions of people are underestimating the true cost of care.
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