Some councils in England ‘cannot go on’ without long-term funding to underpin care.
GMB investigation also found that over a thousand care users have been taken to court over debts.
Proposals for older people in England almost as costly as making all care free, say critics.
"Credible plan to sustain underfunded care sector needed this year", Public Accounts Committee report warns.
Warning comes after Ombudsman discovered Wiltshire Council had a policy of placing care users into bands.
Charity says quarter of disabled adults have less than £50 a week left after tax and housing costs.
Around 350,000 people could soon qualify for right to select and pay for treatments through bespoke care plan.
Jeremy Hunt: "Too many people experience care that is not of the quality we would all want for our own mum or dad".
Fabian Society research identifies shortfall in funding for 1.2 million older people.
Labour analysis found that children's services in England are facing are £2bn funding shortfall by 2020.
Shadow chancellor accuses government of forcing cash-strapped councils to absorb cuts.
Cross-party group of politicians says isolation and cuts are driving ‘hidden’ malnutrition.
Jeremy Hunt urged to prevent further private limited companies being established by NHS trusts in England.
Council funding cuts have reduced help for the old in deprived areas, study shows.
Landmark study strongly suggests that by 2020 austerity policies will have caused 120,000 excess deaths.
Survey shows that only 1 in 4 social workers feel England's adult social care system is 'fair and safe', due to devastating funding cuts.
Scottish Health Secretary Shona Robison is seeking assurances there will be no cuts to disability benefits for people set to benefit from ‘Frank’s Law’.
Recruitment experts warn Brexit poses a threat to the availability of skilled care workers, at a time when the sector is already struggling to retain staff.
Seven years of cuts to social security benefits and health and social care budgets have eroded disabled people's rights, equality bodies warn.
Charities call on the government to provide more support for unpaid carers, including regular respite breaks from caring.
Councils forced to exceed their budgets by £605 million in order to protect children at immediate risk of harm.
There are a number of ways that care can be funded.
Concerns that minimum wage enforcement activity could destabilise an already struggling social care sector.
The Care Quality Commission has underlined the inadequate quality of care in examples of English care and nursing homes that failed their inspections.