Welcome to the
Care & Support Alliance

We represent over 70 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.

A Cry for Hope – our new report published today

Our new report A Cry for Hope: why 2021 must be the year for social care reform based on a survey of over 4,000 people who need social care is published today.  The report reveals that because of a lack of care 1 in 7 (14%) said they needed hospital treatment, and more than a quarter (28%) said their health had deteriorated.

The situation was worse for carers where 2 in 5 (41%) said their health had deteriorated because … Read the rest

Update on petition to stop cuts to disabled people’s care

At the end of 2020, the CSA supported a petition hosted on change.org by Jo, mother to Darcie who is autistic. Jo’s petition called on the Government to stop the cuts to disabled people’s care, and instead make sure that people got the care they needed, especially during the pandemic.  

A total of 8,148 people signed the petition supporting Jo. In the first lockdown the sudden loss of care had a big impact of Jo’s mental health and on her … Read the rest

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