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Candidate Surgery - Maidstone

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Social Care or Healthcare, what's the difference?

Read or watch any news programme and it is littered with articles about a failing health service; the NHS is under increasing pressure to deliver nursing care; and by all accounts, failing miserably and local government is not delivering on social care and you would argue, it all comes down to money. And that fundamentally is the …

Councils facing potential £1bn shortfall in adult social care funding

Councils across the country, including Kent County Council, were able for the first time in 2016 to increase their council tax bills by up to 2% to address the funding crisis in adult social care.  The additional money raised by this increase was ring-fenced and could only be used to pay for adult social care. This new scheme rais…