Care England has accused councils being “heartless” and “abandoning the elderly” after many failed to increase their care home fees last year.
Social care leaders have set out their priorities for the Adult Social Care Green Paper during a London conference.
Care England, the largest representative body for independent providers of adult social care, has voiced concerns about the significant workforce pressures in the social care sector.
Recently appointed Chief Executive Ian Trenholm has said the CQC needs to improve to better serve the needs of providers.
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.
A Care Sector Ball in London smashed its £100,000 fundraising target last weekend, with donations reaching £140,000.
Over 250 guests are expected to attend Care Sector Fundraising Ball which takes place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London this Saturday.
Care England has expressed its continued concern over low increases in Continuing Healthcare (CHC) fees.