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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.

Capping care costs: Telegraph letter from CSA Chair (24 July 2015)

Capping care costs

SIR – Last week, the Government announced plans to delay the implementation of a cap on care costs in England until 2020.

This was the right thing to do; continuing with the care cap would have been a costly diversion of energy and resources at a critical time.

The top priority must be to prevent the social care system – which millions of people depend on – from collapsing. These people need reassurance that, in acknowledging the …

CSA responds to care cap deferral (17 July 2015)

The Care and Support Alliance has welcomed the Government’s announcement that it will delay the introduction of a care cap as the right decision at the current time.

The coalition of leading charities representing older and disabled people, as well as carers and families, has said that more funding for care must be the priority.

Vicky McDermott, Chair of the Care & Support Alliance, says:

“The Government has made the right decision to delay the introduction of the care cap.…

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