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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.

ADASS Budget Survey: Co-chair Caroline Abrahams responds

Today, the Association for the Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), have released their annual budget survey, highlighting the increasingly fragile state of the social care system.

In response, Caroline Abrahams, Co-chair of the Care and Support Alliance and Charity Director at Age UK, has stated that:

“When council social care bosses – who tend to issue very measured responses – say the situation with social care is bad, you know it’s really bad.”

“Despite the best efforts of councils … Read the rest

Co-chair Caroline Abrahams responds to Carers Action Plan

Today, the Government published an action plan aimed at improving support for carers in England.

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

“It’s good news that the Government has launched its action plan for carers but we are disappointed that there was no hint of increased financial support for them. It’s wrong that many people who care 24/7 end up using all their savings or going into … Read the rest

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