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.

February delayed discharge figures show impact of social care underfunding on NHS

Care and Support Alliance’s response to NHS England Delayed Transfer of Care Data, February (Figures released 9.30am Thursday 14th April 2016)

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

“The NHS is picking up the bill because the Government is ignoring the crisis in care – a third of all delays are now caused by a lack of social care.

“Delayed discharge alone costs the NHS £900 million a year (1) but inadequate social care isn’t just …

CSA responds to the Goverment’s Budget

For immediate release 16th March

The Care and Support Alliance’s response to the Government’s Budget March 2016

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

“The Chancellor claims to be investing in our physical and cultural infrastructure but is ignoring an essential infrastructure of our country – social care. Without adequate social care funding, disabled and older people are ignored and carers are forced to drop out of work.

“This Government continues to fail to address the …

Current Alliance Members