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Tell George Osborne to end the care crisis on 19th March

March 17, 2014

The Care and Support Alliance is calling on the Chancellor George Osborne to urgently invest in care on Budget Day, 19th March 2014.

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Our care system is in crisis. It can’t cope with a rapidly ageing population, and people living longer with illness and disability.

Half a million older and disabled people have lost their vital support in the last five years. Thousands are being denied the support they need to do everyday tasks like getting up in the morning, making a meal and going to work.

Without this support people are much more likely to end up at crisis point – often in A&E departments.

We need urgent action now so that older and disabled people get the support they need. The Care and Support Alliance is asking Chancellor George Osborne to act now and end this crisis.