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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.

Social care continues to account for a third of all delayed discharge

NHS England have today published the delayed discharge figures for June, which continues to show that social care accounts for a third of all delayed discharge. You can read more about the June figures here. 

Vicky McDermott, Chair of the Care and Support Alliance, said:

“The Government cannot continue to ignore the crisis that means that patients are stuck in hospital, when they could be at home.

“The funding crisis in social care is heaping needless pressure onto the NHS. …

Has the Government made social care less of a priority?

Conservative Home has today published a comment piece by the Chair of the Care & Support Alliance, Vicky McDermott. The article notes the critical need for social care to be a key priority and to be included in the Governments vision for a fairer society. The full article can read here.


Contact: csa@nas.org.uk, 0207 923 5723 

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