Jeremy Cooper

  • Driving towards great social care

    27 April 2022

    Jeremy Cooper says the list of transformational change factors facing directors of adult social services may seem overwhelming, but councils have done a fantastic job at keeping focused on how to deliver great care.

  • Top 10 adult care councils

    27 February 2019

    Building on the ranking tables included in iMPOWER’s report Which Councils Are Best?, Jeremy Cooper reveals the 10 councils achieving most for the money they spend on adult social care.

  • Let’s get our voices heard

    05 April 2017

    iMPOWER’s Jeremy Cooper says ‘solving’ the problem of delayed transfers is not as simple as merely throwing £1bn at it.

  • Good relations are the key to adult social care

    01 March 2016

    With health and social care at the top of council agendas, iMPOWER’s Jeremy Cooper examines local concerns and how greater collaboration can provide the answers so many are seeking

  • Go figure

    25 November 2015

    Revealing exclusive figures to The MJ, Jeremy Cooper describes an ambitious attempt to make the most of the multitude of national data available and calculate which councils are delivering ‘value for money’ adult social care

  • Future-proofing

    11 November 2014

    Jeremy Cooper says an opportunity to transform the future of local government is being missed, and there are simple lessons from fostering that are key to this change

  • Is the Better Care Fund doomed?

    24 June 2014

    Jeremy Cooper examines the tensions between the NHS and local government bedevilling current attempts to integrate health and care services, and suggests a radical conversation about the shape and change of pace involving hospitals is needed.

  • We must use headroom given by Autumn Statement

    09 December 2013

    Local government must use brief breathing space to innovate ahead of deeper funding cuts, writes Jeremy Cooper.

  • Mind your behaviour, Eastbourne

    25 October 2012

    Dysfunctional relationships between health and adult social care staff key to funding crisis, says iMPOWER director, Jeremy Cooper.