James Bullion, ADASS President has today called on the Government to use the upcoming Spending Review to underline its commitment to adult social care. James said:
"The Spending Review is an opportunity to provide certainty to those of us with care and support needs and our families, guarantee funding, enable us to continue to respond to Covid-19 and its legacy and to prioritise capital invention and prevention.
"The Government must use the Spending Review to signal just how central adult social care is to our society and underline its commitment to millions of working-age disabled people, older people, family carers and those who work in adult social care. This is an opportunity to lay the foundations for its reform proposals and to create the space for a public conversation about the type of care and support we all want for ourselves and our families for decades to come. This should be a pivotal moment for adult social care.
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The Association of Directors of Adults Social Services is a charity.
Our objectives include:
Furthering comprehensive, equitable, social policies and plans which reflect and shape the economic and social environment of the time;
Furthering the interests of those who need social care services regardless of their backgrounds and status; Promoting high standards of social care services.
For any follow up to the statement above, please contact:
Dr Phil McCarvill
ADASS Deputy Chief Officer