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.

Co-chair Caroline Abrahams responds to postponement of Green Paper on social care

Yesterday, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Jeremy Hunt, announced that the publication of the Government’s Green Paper on social care has been postponed until the autumn. According to Mr Hunt, the Green Paper has been delayed so that it can be released alongside the Government’s plans for the new NHS funding, announced at the weekend.

Caroline Abrahams, co-Chair of the Care and Support Alliance and Charity Director at Age UK has responded to the announcement, saying that:… Read the rest

ADASS Budget Survey: Co-chair Caroline Abrahams responds

Today, the Association for the Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), have released their annual budget survey, highlighting the increasingly fragile state of the social care system.

In response, Caroline Abrahams, Co-chair of the Care and Support Alliance and Charity Director at Age UK, has stated that:

“When council social care bosses – who tend to issue very measured responses – say the situation with social care is bad, you know it’s really bad.”

“Despite the best efforts of councils … Read the rest

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