Better Care Fund

The Better Care Fund (BCF) programme supports local systems to successfully deliver the integration of health and social care in a way that supports person-centred care, sustainability and better outcomes for people and carers.

You can find out more about the programme by clicking on the links in the contents table.


About the Better Care Fund: One of the most ambitious programmes ever introduced across the NHS and local government, the BCF encourages integration by requiring integrated care systems and local authorities to enter into pooled budget arrangements and agree an integrated spending plan.

Better Care Fund – regional contacts: A detailed list of areas managed by better care managers.

Grants and funding: Information about the disabled facilities grant, the improved BCF and winter pressures funding.

Better Care Fund support offer: Through its national support programme, the BCF is committed to ensuring that local areas have the right support available to them as they work towards improving integration between health, housing and social care services.

Policy and planning: Information on the BCF policy framework and planning requirements.

Better Care Fund reporting and insight: Learn about the premise of planning and quarterly reporting for the BCF, view the aggregated planning data submitted nationally on the BCF planning template for the relevant BCF planning cycle.

The Better Care Exchange: Information on our collaborative social network for health, housing and social care professionals.

Contact us: If you have any questions about the BCF or queries for the BCF team, please do get in touch.