Tag Archives: ADASS

National bodies back Somerset’s Stand Up For Care petition

Three major local government bodies have given their backing to Somerset County Council’s Stand Up For Care petition. Launched last week, the petition calls for cross-party discussions before Christmas on how to address the national social care funding shortfall. Leaders of all political groups at the County Council have given it their backing and they […]

County welcomes fresh thinking on social care funding

Somerset County Council has welcomed comments from MPs discussing potential changes to the funding of social care. Although not supporting any specific approaches at this this stage, the authority is warmly welcoming fresh thinking on the subject at a time when the cost of care is contributing to big budget pressures. Demand for social care […]

Somerset backs call for care funding plan

Somerset County Council is backing a nationwide call for a sustainable solution to funding for social care. A report published today by the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) highlights the continuing shortfall in funding for social care across the country, despite the extra £2bn of funding announced in the Government’s spring budget. Somerset’s […]

Somerset supports national call for more funding for adult social care

Somerset County Council is joining a nationwide call for more funding for social care services. It is supporting lobbying by the national Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) to address the shortfall in funding for adult social care services. Adults social care services provide vital care and support for older and vulnerable people, […]