The views of ADASS
were echoed by Neil Heslop, CEO at Leonard Cheshire Disability.
carried out a survey last year that found adult social care services in England would soon be "unsustainable" if budget pressures grew and there was no extra government money.
Grainne Siggins, Director of Adult Social Care, London Borough of Newham and Policy Lead, ADASS
She is also branch secretary of Yorkshire and Humberside ADASS
and chair of governors at Weetwood Primary School in Leeds.
The Framework Agreement will be outcome-based and utilising the ADASS
eastern region terms and conditions of contract and associated outcomes and service specifications.
president Peter Hay said: "As councils buying care from Southern Cross, we are willing to work with all parties to support the recovery of the business.
Mike Briggs, Joint Chair, ADASS
National Safeguarding Adults Policy Network