Government outlines £1 billion of social care spending plans

£500 million to be spent over next three years on improving housing

John Brazier
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Government outlines £1 billion of social care spending plans

The government has released new details of how it plans to spend around £1 billion of taxpayer money on improvements to social care as part of a “ten-year vision.”

The spending plans were announced yesterday (1 December) in the House of Commons by Minister for Care and Mental Health, Gillian Keegan, with further details published in the People at the Heart of Care white paper. Over the next three years, £300 million will go towards supporting the integration of housing into local health and care strategies, with "a focus on increasing the range of new supported housing options available." At least £150m has been earmarked to further the adoption of technology...

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