top of page
Search

Care Spending Increase

Councils significantly increased their spending on long-term care last year by 11.2% in cash terms (£1.9bn), more than the overall rate of growth in gross adult social care expenditure (7.9%).

 

Overall, authorities spent £18.4bn on long-term care, 77.8% of their total gross spend (£23.7bn).

 

The high rate of inflation during the year meant that the 7.9% increase in overall spending was worth just an extra 1.1% in real terms, the sixth consecutive inflation-busting rise in expenditure by authorities.

2 views

Recent Posts

See All

Feeling Alone

A visually impaired man has said he had "never felt so alone" as he waited for support after his sight deteriorated. Terry Quinn, from Baildon in West Yorkshire, said he was left in despair as he stru

Help for Councils

One in nine councils with social services responsibilities are getting emergency government help to enable them to balance their books. Ministers have agreed almost £2bn in financial support overall f

Crippling Care Costs 

Television presenter Kate Garraway has spoken of her huge debts from her husband Derek Draper's care bills. He died from the long-term effects of Covid, in January, but she had been told he "wasn't si

コメント


bottom of page