Welcome to the
Care & Support Alliance

We represent over 80 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.

Long term funding of adult social care: Co-chair Caroline Abrahams responds to report

A joint report on the long-term funding of adult social care, released today by the House of Commons Health and Social Care and Housing, Communities and Local Government Committees, describes the “very great and unsustainable strain,” the social care system is under. The report highlights a substantial funding gap and calls for additional funding to meet future demand, to meet the care needs of everyone, and to improve the quality of care delivered.

Caroline Abrahams, co-Chair of the CSA and … Read the rest

Co-chair Caroline Abrahams responds to postponement of Green Paper on social care

Yesterday, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Jeremy Hunt, announced that the publication of the Government’s Green Paper on social care has been postponed until the autumn. According to Mr Hunt, the Green Paper has been delayed so that it can be released alongside the Government’s plans for the new NHS funding, announced at the weekend.

Caroline Abrahams, co-Chair of the Care and Support Alliance and Charity Director at Age UK has responded to the announcement, saying that:… Read the rest

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