Care services minister Paul Burstow has told councils that they have no excuse to cut adult social care despite yesterday's spending review delivering cuts of 26% to councils over the next four years.
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Hospital beds in England may fill up with the elderly and vulnerable because of cuts to local authority social care funding, a top NHS figure has warned.
David Behan, Director General, Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships has written to Directors of Adult Social Services to lay out the implications of the Spending Review settlement for social care.
The coalition government will protect funds for elderly care, a Treasury official said Saturday.
We all knew that CQC was not to be chucked on the Coalition Government's QUANGO bonfire, but now we learn that the saving grace of this near useless, top-heavy bureaucracy is its impartiality.