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.

Co-chair Caroline Abrahams ‘urgent injection of funds needed into social care’

Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt made a speech today on reform to the social care system and outline seven principals for reform.

 

Responding to the speech, Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director at Age UK and co-Chair of the Care and Support Alliance said:

 

“The devil will be in the detail of the Social Care Green Paper but the ‘seven principles’ Jeremy Hunt announced today are encouraging because they suggest the Paper will consider the things that really … Read the rest

The Care and Support Alliance’s response to the Spring Statement

In response to today’s Spring Statement, Caroline Abrahams, co-chair of the Care and Support Alliance and charity director of Age UK said: “It is widely agreed that the social care system is engulfed in crisis and so disabled people, older people and their families and carers will be disappointed that there was nothing in today’s Spring Statement offering any relief.”

“Whenever the urgent need for more money for social care is raised with the Government the response back is that … Read the rest

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