Local community organisations have the local knowledge, connections, and relationships needed to provide the quality of care that people deserve.

The paper shows three key things. How community-led provision…

  1. Often provides more personalised and dignified care.
  2. Can relieve pressure on the NHS and over-stretched public services.
  3. Strengthens the local economy by employing and retaining local care staff.

The paper includes a series of case studies highlighting community approaches to adult social care.