Welcome to the
Care & Support Alliance

We represent over 70 of Britain’s leading charities campaigning alongside the millions of older people, disabled people and their carers who deserve decent care. We believe there is a strong case for change and are working with our members towards reform.

Hidden crisis in social care for working-age disabled adults

“There is a hidden crisis in social care for disabled adults risking serious harm for vulnerable people” says Charity Director representing over 70 organisations

– Social care at risk of becoming two-tier system, as working-age disabled adults in care homes are not being prioritised for coronavirus testing

 – New CQC data appears to suggest almost twice the usual number of deaths in care homes that serve autistic people and people with a learning disability

– Care and Support Alliance fears … Read the rest

The CSA’s response to the Spring Budget 2020

Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director at Age UK and Co-Chair of the Care and Support Alliance, said:

“Given the threat posed by the Coronavirus we understand why the Chancellor decided to prioritise strengthening our national resilience and we are pleased that the NHS and social care are both in the mix for extra emergency funding if required. We also note the very substantial additional infrastructure investment that the Chancellor announced today and the fact that the refinancing and reform of our … Read the rest

Current Alliance Members