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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.

Yet another month of record-breaking delayed discharge

The latest delayed discharge figures published by NHS England show that figures remain at a record-breaking high for the fourth consecutive month. You can read our response below.

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

 “Today’s figures show hospitals wards are still being used as an inadequate substitute for proper care in people’s homes. This is the fourth consecutive month that delayed discharge figures have been at record levels, a damming sign of how much pressure the …

Chancellor is ‘deeply irresponsible’ for ignoring social care

The Care and Support Alliance’s response to the Government’s Autumn Statement 2016.

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

“Ignoring the social care crisis is deeply irresponsible. The sector couldn’t be clearer on how dire the situation is for social care and those that rely on it.

“The opportunity to address the financial black hole in social care in his first set piece statement was an opportunity missed by the Chancellor. He set out the priorities for …

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