Heard a lot about social care in the news recently but not sure how it all works?

The Kings Fund have pulled together a range of content to help explain, including a series of short videos on what social care is, how it's provided and paid for, and how it works with the NHS and other services.

In a related blog Katie Mantell argues we need to do more to improve understanding of social care.

Social care is all around us. More than 1.5 million people in England are employed to provide social care to older and disabled people. And these numbers are dwarfed by almost 6 million unpaid carers – family members and friends who give up their time to help with a range of tasks, from cooking to personal care...... Read full story