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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 2015 Budget

Today Chancellor George Osborne set out his last budget before the election. The Care and Support Alliance is disappointed that there were no new announcements that would help tackle the crisis in social care funding.

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

“We are disappointed that there is no extra funding for social care in the budget.

“The care system is on its knees, and there is an urgent need protect both health …

Social care cuts piling pressure on GPs, CSA polling shows

Almost 90% of GPs fear that social care services are not providing a sufficient level of care for patients, leading to extra pressure on surgeries and other parts of the health system, according to a poll of over 800 GPs.

Ahead of next week’s budget, the poll reveals deep concern from GPs about the impact of chronic underfunding and year-on-year rationing of social care at a time when more and more older and disabled people need support with things as …

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