Social Care

Carers Week: Unpaid carers deserve greater support from government

Government urged to develop a post-Covid 'Recovery and Respite Plan for Unpaid Carers'

Carers Week: Council shines a light on the invaluable contribution of UK carers

Without carers "the whole health and social care system would not function."

Poverty has driven 10,000 children into care, report says

Anti-poverty policies are key to reducing the number of children being taking into care in England.

Soaring demand drives cost of protecting vulnerable children up by a quarter

The number of children in care in England has increased dramatically over the last decade.

Councils warned to ensure Disabled Facilities Grant processes are transparent

Councils administering Disabled Facilities Grants must ensure their processes are transparent and accountable.