The urgent need to tackle the crisis in adult social care

A powerful open letter to the government has been published as an urgent call to review current care funding policy

A powerful open letter to the government has been published as an urgent call to review current care funding policy

Courtesy of The Guardian Social Care newsletter

We write to you as 45 former directors of social services with many decades of senior management experience behind us, to express our grave concerns about the current underfunding of adult social care services. Not a day goes by without well-informed groups expressing their dismay at the outcomes for vulnerable adults. Yet despite this the chancellor made no mention of this issue in his autumn statement.

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