[PDF] Residential care sector

House of Lords
House of Lords
Publication date:
04 December 2015


This Note gives an overview of recent developments in relation to the cap on care costs and an overview of stakeholder views on the quality and viability of the residential care sector in light of the pressures facing the sector. This includes information on the following:

  • the most recent report from the Care Quality Commission;
  • questions in Parliament on the issue of social care, together with government responses;
  • measures affecting the residential care sector announced in the spending review and autumn statement; and
  • a recent report from the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee on the responsibilities for social care given to local authorities under the Care Act 2014.