Millions of pounds in extra savings needed in social care, survey reveals

By Paul Marinko | 16 November 2023

Council social care leaders are having to find millions of pounds of extra savings this year as winter pressures approach, a survey has revealed.

The findings by the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) and the Local Government Association (LGA) showed 29% of English councils face having to find an extra £84m of collective savings despite the sector already planning care budget cuts of £806m.

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