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Experts call for urgent reform of the care system in open letter to Prime Minister

January 3, 2012

In an open letter published in The Telegraph today, Care & Support Alliance members have joined over 60 signatories urging the Prime Minister to work with other party leaders to take urgent action to reform social care for older and disabled people.

The signatories include Alliance members like Age UK, the Alzheimer’s Society, Carers UK, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Mencap, MS Society and Scope, alongside health and social care bodies like the BMA, the NHS Confederation and the British Association of Social Workers; leading care providers like Bupa, Barchester Healthcare and Anchor; employers and unions including BT, Centrica and the TUC; Crossbench Peers; and other organisations including the RSA and the United Reform Church.

Download the letter here: Open letter to the Prime Minister on social care