Breadcrumb Home Publications Hard times and great expectations This content relates to the following topics: Adult social care Children and young people Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Grey skies with occasional glimpses of watery sunshine over Eastbourne last week reflected the mood at the annual National Children and Adult Services Conference.Read the full article on social care Related blogsBlogHealth and social care at the party conferences: what does the mood music tell us?What conclusions can we draw from this year’s party conferences about the political and policy landscape for health and social care? Comments Add your comment Your name Email (your email will not be made public) Your job/role Organisation Comment Post comment You may also be interested in Long read What are the priorities for health and social care? Ahead of the party conference season, we assess the state of health and social care and set out the big issues facing the government. Active project Embedding enhanced health care in care homes This project aims to help providers and commissioners to develop local approaches to improving integration of health and care services in care homes. Blog Why aren’t we realising our ambitions for children’s health? Jill Roberts looks at the challenges facing children’s health, and asks what needs to be done to improve the current situation. Blog Health and social care after the election: what issues still need attention? The political tumult of recent weeks seems to be subsiding and a second snap election appears less likely – for now. Leo Ewbank asks what the new political environment might mean for health and social care.