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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.

Jeremy Hunt reappointed as Health Secretary

Prime Minister David Cameron has confirmed that Jeremy Hunt will continue as Secretary of State for Health, following the election on 7th May.

Following his reappointment, Mr Hunt spoke about his priorities. As part of this he highlighted the need for ‘a step change in services offered through GP surgeries, community care and social care’.

Responding, Richard Hawkes, Chair of the Care and Support Alliance, said:

“We welcome the Secretary of State for Health’s recognition of the need to improve …

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 …

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