November 4, 2022

How can we improve social care in Somerset? Where should we be prioritising our spending? What are the challenges facing adult social care in Somerset? Please fill in this short survey to help us understand what’s important to you, and how we can improve adult social care services across the county:

This year we’ve spoken to over 5000 residents across Somerset about what their priorities are for council spending – and the results made it clear that Adult Social Care is a top priority, coming in second place after protecting children and improving education.

We were recently at Burnham-on-Sea for the EAT Festival, and were fortunate to get to speak to 229 people on day. Joined by our Executive Member for Adult Social Care, cllr Heather Shearer, we had some excellent conversations with members of the public about all things social care. One thing that was very clear, is that adult social care is a top priority for people of all ages across Somerset, with a wide cross section of people voting it into their top three priorities. This is great news for hardworking staff across the sector, but means that our strategy – our shared plans for the future – is absolutely crucial to get right…

Help us improve our services by sharing your views – it’ll only take a few minutes: