According to NHS Digital figures, social care spending by local authorities rose by £556m in 2016/17 to £17.5bn and LGiU’s State of Local Government Finance 2018 survey found that adult social care remains the greatest long-term pressure for councils, with 38% of respondents putting it top of their list. The short-term objective is to deliver a short paper outlining 10 principles which underpins the future of social care through digital innovation.
- Provide an authoritative and recognised voice for the industry by contributing to thought leadership
- Define key recommendations and outputs
- Steer and shape follow-up activity/engagement to the output