Social care funding

Opposition Day debate, Wednesday 16 November 2016

The following briefings, press releases and reports provide relevant background to the debate.

Library and POST briefings

Commons Library Briefing Paper CBP7564, Social care: recent funding announcements and the state of the care home market (England)

Commons Library Briefing Paper CBP7265, Social care: Announcement delaying introduction of funding reform (including the cap) and other changes until April 2020 (England)

Commons Library Briefing Paper SN7106, Social care: how the postponed changes to paying for care, including the cap, would have worked (England)

Commons Library Briefing Paper SN1911, Social care: paying for care home places and domiciliary care (England)

Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology POST-PN-0532, Integrating Health and Social Care

Reports and Select Committee material

Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, ADASS Responds to CQC state of care report

Care Quality Commission, State of Care Report 2015/16, 12 October 2016

Communities and Local Government Committee, Adult social care inquiry, ongoing

King’s Fund, Nuffield Trust and The Health Foundation, The Autumn Statement – Joint statement on health and social care, 8 November 2016

Local Government Association, Adult social care funding: 2016 state of the nation report, November 2016

National Audit Office, Adult social care in England: overview, 13 March 2014

National Audit Office, Integrating health and social care, project underway

Public Accounts Committee, Adult social care in England, HC518 2014-15

Press articles

“Elderly care crisis looms as ministers accused of living ‘in fantasy world'”, Daily Telegraph, 11 October 2016

“Social care cuts take English service to tipping point, regulator warns”, The Guardian, 13 October 2016

“Philip Hammond pressed on more funding for health and social care”, Financial Times, 31 October 2016

“Tories join NHS chiefs in call for increased social care funding”, The Observer, 12 November 2016

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