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Care & Support Alliance

We represent over 75 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.

CSA response to Labour’s 10 year plan for health and social care (27 Jan)

The Labour Party has today (27 January) announced its 10 year plan for health and social care in England.

Responding to the proposals, Richard Hawkes, Chair of the Care & Support Alliance, said:

“We welcome all proposals to develop a more joined up and preventative health and care system.

“One in three people have experience of the social care system, and closer integration can make a big difference to the quality of support for those that receive care.

“Integration is …

CSA co-signs LGA letter: Spending cuts have left the NHS and social care in crisis

Local government, health and social care leaders have signed a letter published in today’s Observer (25 January) warning we cannot wait any longer for the looming disaster in health and care to be fixed.

“The health and social care system is chronically underfunded. While this remains the case, care and support for elderly and disabled people will only deteriorate. It is vital we put this right. Spending on social care has been prioritised by councils, but a 40% cut in …

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