Social care funding

We need to make the funding system for care and support for all adults in England – both in the home and other settings – affordable and sustainable.
The Commission on Funding of Care and Support, the independent body responsible for reviewing the system in England, reported on its findings in July 2011.
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Final grant allocations for adults’ personal social services

This letter confirms the final adults’ personal social services (PSS) specific revenue and capital grant funding for local authorities for the periods 2013/14. It also sets out provisional allocations for … Read more → – Final grant allocations for adults’ personal social services

New funding reforms announced for care and support

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The Government has announced new measures for funding care to ensure that the elderly and those with disabilities get the care they need without facing unlimited costs. The new measures … Read more → – New funding reforms announced for care and support

Deadline approaches for NHS Continuing Healthcare claims

People who believe they should have an assessment of eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding are being reminded that they should apply soon. The deadline is 31st March 2013. If … Read more → – Deadline approaches for NHS Continuing Healthcare claims

Department seeks views on NICE standards to improve quality of social care

Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb, today launched a 12 week consultation to establish a full set of NICE quality standards and guidance for social care. The Department is seeking … Read more → – Department seeks views on NICE standards to improve quality of social care

Grant allocations for adults’ personal social services

This letter sets out the provisional adults’ personal social services (PSS) specific revenue and capital grant funding for local authorities for the periods 2013/14 and 2014/15. Details of individual funding … Read more → – Grant allocations for adults’ personal social services

NHS funding transfer to local authorities

The Department has written to the NHS Commissioning Board with provisional information on the transfer of £859m in 2013/14 to from the NHS to local authorities This funding was previously … Read more → – NHS funding transfer to local authorities

Extra funding announced to support people in their own homes

Care and Support Minister, Norman Lamb has announced an extra £40m will be added to the Disabled Facilities Grant to help people remain independent in their own homes for longer. … Read more → – Extra funding announced to support people in their own homes