Reserves used to meet ‘avalanche of need’

By Martin Ford | 14 July 2021

A third of councils have resorted to using reserves to meet adult care overspends in response to an ‘avalanche of need’, a survey has found.

The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) spring survey, published today, found that 34% of councils funded overspends in 2020-21 using reserves.

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