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Care & Support Alliance

We represent over 75 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.

Care Act comes into force: “built on sand” without adequate funding

The Care & Support Alliance is warning that the Government’s flagship changes to the social care system, which are introduced today, are “built on sand” without adequate funding for disabled and older people and their carers.

The Care Act is a bold attempt to reform the system, but without more funding, thousands of disabled and older people will continue to be cut out of the care system and denied access to things as basic as getting up, getting dressed and …

Three-quarters of MPs support protection of social care funding

Three-quarters of MPs agree that central government funding for adult social care should be protected in the same way as money for the NHS. It is clear that care is an election issue across the political spectrum and for the public – our YouGov public polling last year showed that investment in care is a priority second only to the NHS. With further cuts to local government budgets expected in the next Parliament, social care is going to be under …

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