Get the facts: Social care

12 January 2018

More people, more (NHS) problems?

Both the UK’s population and average life expectancy has increased since the founding of the NHS.

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More people, more (NHS) problems?
15 December 2017

How much is spent on health and social care in the NHS?

Around 83% of English acute hospital trusts are in deficit so far this year. Social care spending has also fallen by £1.3 billion since 2010.

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How much is spent on health and social care in the NHS?
24 July 2017

Adult social care in England

Adult social care is the support provided to adults with physical or learning disabilities, or physical or mental illnesses.

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Adult social care in England
7 June 2017

What is the “dementia tax”?

We answer questions on the Conservatives’ proposals.

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What is the “dementia tax”?
1 June 2017

Green Party Manifesto: Social care

Is there a social care crisis because of under-investment?

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Green Party Manifesto: Social care
26 May 2017

Will there be a cap on social care costs?

Following the launch of the Conservative manifesto the Prime Minister has said the party intends to consult on a cap on adult social care costs in England. There are no …

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Will there be a cap on social care costs?
19 May 2017

Are the most significant council budget cuts in deprived areas?

Councils that are most dependent on government grants have seen their budgets reduced by more than other councils over the last seven years.

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Are the most significant council budget cuts in deprived areas?
19 May 2017

What might people have to pay for their social care?

Plans announced in the Conservative manifesto included no limit to the amount people pay for adult social care. However, since then the Prime Minister has said there will be a …

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What might people have to pay for their social care?
18 May 2017

Conservative Manifesto: Adult social care

We've factchecked claims from Theresa May's speech at the Conservative party manifesto launch.

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Conservative Manifesto: Adult social care
17 May 2017

The adult social care spending gap

There isn’t a single estimate for the size of the adult social care spending gap in England.

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The adult social care spending gap

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