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Transforming Social Care

The Government has a new long-term vision for delivering adult social care in England that puts people and families at its heart. It is a vision that promotes independence and enables people to live well as part of a community, as well as providing more support for the workforce. 

See what’s changing and how all the adult social care reforms will benefit you.

Read the latest news and views on adult social care reform

About social care reform

Find out about our long-term vision to transform adult social care in England and our priorities for the next three years.

Developing the workforce

Read about how we’re supporting the professional development and wellbeing of the social care workforce.

Housing and innovation

See how we’re improving housing, technology and innovation in adult social care to ensure everyone receives outstanding quality care.

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Paying for your social care

The way people in England pay for their social care is changing. Find out more about what will change and how it will impact you.

Accessing social care

Want to know how you can access adult social care support and the type of care you could receive? Read the details here.

Your questions answered

Find the answers to the most frequently asked questions about how adult social care charging is changing.

Find your local authority

Use this interactive map to find your local authority and how to contact them for care and support.

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Supporting unpaid carers

Millions of people provide unpaid care and support in England. See more about what we’re doing to support unpaid carers.

Information and advice

Discover what we’re doing to improve information and advice for people receiving care and their families. 


Download resources about how we are transforming social care to share across your networks.

Social care glossary

There’s a lot of jargon used in social care. Use our social care glossary to understand some of the key terms you may come across.

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