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.

Our response to the CQC State of Care report 2017

The Care Quality Commission has today published their latest State of Care report.

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

“According to this report people have only a one in fifty chance of receiving great care, compared to a one in five chance of that care not being good enough. What’s worse, these odds are not evenly distributed so if you’re unlucky you may …

Social workers reveal the extent of social care meltdown

Devastating impact of service cuts on vulnerable people laid bare


The findings of a new survey of social workers by Community Care Magazine, supported by the Care and Support Alliance, provide shocking evidence of just how threadbare the social care safety net in England has become.

The survey(1) gives a unique insight into how many social workers feel about the frustrations of their day to day work as they ‘tell it how it is’.

Read the full report: 

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