CSA’s response to the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) Budget Survey 2019

June 26, 2019

Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director at Age UK and Co-Chair of the Care and Support Alliance (CSA) said:

 “The cautious optimism among local councils last year appears to have died, alongside their hopes and ours’ for an ambitious Green Paper. Read the rest

ADASS Budget Survey: Co-chair Caroline Abrahams responds

June 12, 2018

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 … Read the rest

The Big Care Survey

January 24, 2018

The Government announced last year that it will be looking at social care reform in 2018. As part of the process, they want to hear from care users and carers so that they get a picture of what the system … Read the rest

The Care and Support Alliance’s response to the ADASS Budget Survey Findings, 2017

June 28, 2017

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

“Today’s findings show the grave threat that social care is under.

“Social care, which many rely on as life support, is essential in meeting the needs of disabled and older … Read the rest

Take part: survey of social workers’ looks at care package cuts

April 13, 2017

Community Care and the Care and Support Alliance have launched a survey asking adult social workers about the decisions they are making about peoples’ care in the current financial climate.

Take the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/G35B6VS

Directors of adult social … Read the rest

The ADASS Budget Survey makes for grim reading

July 13, 2016

The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) have today published their annual budget survey.

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

“These figures will make grim reading for older and disabled people and their carers, … Read the rest

CSA Press Release: Response to ADASS survey of social care budgets (02 July 2014)

July 2, 2014

Today the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) have released their influential annual survey of social care budgets: http://www.adass.org.uk/social-care-services-unsustainable-adass/

The survey shows the continuing significant impact of budget reductions on the social care sector.  The survey shows that:… Read the rest

CSA’s response to Labour’s plans to introduce free personal care

September 23, 2019

Caroline Abrahams, Co-Chair of the Care and Support Alliance, said:

“So whilst we welcome the Labour Party’s proposals and commitment to invest in care, confining their model only to older people risks creating a two-tier system within which many working age … Read the rest

Disabled people left without the care they need, in breach of the law

October 24, 2018

80 charities urge the Government to deliver at least £2.5bn in this Autumn Budget for care

A new survey by the Care and Support Alliance (CSA) has found that more than a quarter (29%) of disabled 18 – 64-year-olds who … Read the rest

Disabled people left without the care they need, in breach of the law

80 charities urge the Government to deliver at least £2.5bn in this Autumn Budget for care

A new survey by the Care and Support Alliance (CSA) has found that more than a quarter (29%) of disabled 18 – 64-year-olds who … Read the rest