Districts' crucial role in the prevention agenda

By Sandra Dinneen | 13 November 2018
  • Sandra Dinneen

I welcome the Government’s recently released Prevention is better than cure: our vision to help you live well for longer and believe that the district council’s contribution is key – particularly in ensuring our residents have the right homes, suited to their needs and have access to our services at the earliest possible stage.

I was pleased to see the chancellor’s Autumn Budget also announced the much-needed additional funding for the Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) alongside extra funding for adult social care.

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