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.

CSA’s response to the Queen’s Speech

On 11 May, the Queen’s Speech set out the Government’s agenda for the next session of Parliament.

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

“After an awful lot of dithering the Government has finally nailed its colours to the mast by formally committing to social care reform this year. The question now is how good the Government’s proposals will be, not whether there will be any at all, so this is Read the rest

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

Current Alliance Members