Whitehall blasted for ‘oversimplification’ of social care crisis

06 March 2018 – Local.Gov

 

Council chiefs criticised the Government’s response to a report on the care home market describing it as a ‘serious over-simplification’ of the adult social care crisis.

In their response to the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) final report into the care home market, Whitehall criticised local authorities for not paying care providers enough.

They said Government had given local authorities ‘access’ to up to £9.4bn more dedicated funding for social care over three years.

 

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