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Bleak outlook for social care revealed by ADASS survey

Bleak outlook for social care revealed by ADASS survey

A survey of council budgets has painted a bleak outlook for the adult social care sector.

MPs call for care staff training to spot malnutrition risks

An influential cross-party group of MPs has called for care home staff to be trained in screening the elderly for malnutrition.

ADASS warns of ‘year of no return’ for social care

Urgent action is required to prevent social care passing the point of no return this year, ADASS has warned.

Councils given greater flexibility to meet social care costs

Local authorities have been granted the right to raise council tax by up to 5.99% next year in a bid to tackle the social care funding crisis.

No Christmas cheer for elderly people stranded in hospital

More than 1,400 vulnerable people living with dementia will spend Christmas in a hospital ward due to a lack of available social care.

More than half councils to overspend on adult social care

More than half councils will overspend their adult social care budgets this year by up to £21m each, according to ADASS.

ADASS calls for £1bn investment in social care

The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) has called on the government to invest £1bn over the next year in social care in order to cover a funding shortfall.

EXCLUSIVE: Care leaders call for more money in Autumn Statement

Care leaders have called for the government’s Autumn Statement to address years of underfunding which has brought the sector to tipping point.

Councils face £500m overspend due to social care crisis

Councils will overspend by almost £500m due to the social care crisis, a new survey has found.

ADASS announce sudden death of its president Harold Bodmer

Industry leaders from across the care community are unanimous in their sorrow and sympathy.