April 2015

Birmingham City Council children's services get more social workers

21 April 2015

Birmingham City Council children's services get more social workers

Extra social workers and new IT systems are to be introduced in a bid to improve children's social care in Birmingham. Read More

Staffordshire County Council approves integrated plan

20 April 2015

Staffordshire County Council approves integrated plan

Staffordshire County Council has extended its partnership with a NHS Trust for three years to solidify integrated health and social care ambitions. Read More

Coventry council axing job support for disabled will 'hit vulnerable'

14 April 2015

Coventry council axing job support for disabled will 'hit vulnerable'

Coventry Unison says it places in doubt Coventry City Council Labour leaders' pledge to protect "the most vulnerable" from cuts, and will end up costing the taxpayer more in benefits. Read More

Online agendas to save councils cash

13 April 2015

Online agendas to save councils cash

Council is debating whether to spend cash on buying tablet devices for councillors and distributing agendas electronically to save money in the long-term. Read More

Preventative vision of the Care Act embraced in the West Midlands

1 April 2015

Preventative vision of the Care Act embraced in the West Midlands

The report describes six different initiatives undertaken by West Midlands local authorities who are moving into more preventative social care system that focuses on co-produced community based approach. Read More