Top 10 adult care councils
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
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
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
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
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?
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
Local government must use brief breathing space to innovate ahead of deeper funding cuts, writes Jeremy Cooper.
Mind your behaviour, Eastbourne
Dysfunctional relationships between health and adult social care staff key to funding crisis, says iMPOWER director, Jeremy Cooper.