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Care & Support Alliance

We represent over 60 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.

Charities welcome announcement of social care workforce winter funding, but warn that long term funding and reform remain crucial

An alliance of over 60 of England’s leading charities has welcomed the news that previously pledged investment in the sector will support recruitment and retention of staff, but said long-term sustainable funding and reform is still needed to properly address systemic challenges.

The Government said the £600 million funding will support the social care workforce and boost capacity, therefore supporting the NHS ahead of winter and into next year.

The investment includes a £570 million workforce fund over two years, distributed to local authorities, and £30 … Read the rest

CSA warns Rishi Sunak not to backtrack on social care promise four years on


On 24th July 2019, the new Conservative Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, stood on the steps of Downing Street and pledged to “fix the crisis in social care once and for all”.

In his first speech as Prime Minister, his successor Rishi Sunak emphasized that the “mandate his party earned in 2019” under the leadership of Boris Johnson was also his mandate and vowed to “deliver on its [manifesto] promise.”

We are concerned that four years later, social care reform has … Read the rest

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