The health and adult social services team leads London Councils’ policy is working to deliver three priorities:
Health reforms: Influencing the way the NHS reforms are implemented in London, in the context of the Health and Social Care Act 2012. Social care: Seeking to secure a fair level of funding for local authorities to provide adequate social care services and to improve the quality of care.
Public Health: Working to ensure the best deal for London in the transfer of public health responsibilities to London local authorities. Read our recent response to the Government's interim public health funding recommendations here Opens in a new window.
This report describes collaborative research undertaken to explore the scale of the funding pressures on adult social care and possible solutions. Read the report
In July 2011, the Dilnot Commission put forward several recommendations for reforming the funding of adult social care. In anticipation of the social care white paper, expected later this summer, London Councils has carried out initial research to assess the potential impact of the Commission's proposals on the future funding needs for adult social care in London. Read the publication...