better care fund


Are you ready to roll with the Better Care Fund?

April sees the start of the plans agreed between health and social care to spend – as a minimum - the £5.3bn of the Better Care Fund on action to improve the performance and sustainability of the whole health and social care system. The integration agenda has the potential to grow much wider than that, as explored by CIPFA’s ongoing series of Roundtable discussions and demonstrated by the Manchester devolution initiative, but it is also crucial to make the most of the Better Care Fund as the main mechanism for integration.  

CIPFA has been closely involved in three key pieces of work: