The Green paper is a prelude to the formal budget setting for 2014-15 which will start in the Autumn.
Current cuts are insufficient
These services are already committed to saving £46m between 2013/14 and 2016/17, before any further savings proposals identified by the Service Review are considered.
However, these savings don’t go nearly far enough to meet the financial challenge posed.
Future cuts proposed
We believe this can provide total savings of around £37m next year rising to over £75m per year by 2016-17.
The key objectives in redesigning services proposed are:
Reduce reliance on residential and nursing care.
Improve access to support services to enable people to live in their own homes in…
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