The government should consider multiple funding solutions to address the social care crisis, an insurance body has urged.
Councils have warned the costs of caring for adults with learning disabilities could rise by almost £2bn by 2025.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A nursing home manger in Northern Ireland has warned of an unprecedented funding crisis facing the sector.
Former CQC Chief Executive Sir David Behan CBE has called for the Government to present bold social care funding solutions in its Green Paper.