Tag: Care and Support Alliance

    Unwell, unsafe, and unfed –people needing care reveal a shocking picture of neglect in our care system

    Unwell, unsafe, and unfed –people needing care reveal a shocking picture of neglect in our care system

    A survey by the Care and Support Alliance (CSA) (*), of nearly 4,000 people who need care or look after someone who does reveals the damning reality of a care system that is visibly failing and unfit for purpose. Those relying on care revealed their experiences of poor care – in the worst cases amounting […]

    10th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Co-chairs appointed to the Care and Support Alliance

    Co-chairs appointed to the Care and Support Alliance

    The Care and Support Alliance (CSA) has appointed Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director of Age UK, and Mark Lever, Chief Executive of The National Autistic Society, as co-chairs. They replace Vicky McDermott, Chief Executive of Papworth Trust who is leaving the adult social care sector. The CSA is an Alliance of over 80 charities campaigning for […]

    2nd August 2017 | By | Reply More
    Warnings over government Attendance Allowance plans

    Warnings over government Attendance Allowance plans

    Vicky McDermott, Chair of the Care and Support Alliance has responded to the planned government announcement on Attendance Allowance. Ms McDermott explained, “Attendance Allowance is a lifeline for over a million over 65 year olds and helps them to live independently. In many cases, people who receive attendance allowance will not automatically be in receipt […]

    17th December 2015 | By | Reply More
    Lack of promised social care funding is a betrayal of people reliant on the care system

    Lack of promised social care funding is a betrayal of people reliant on the care system

    At Prime Minister’s Questions the Leader of the Opposition challenged David Cameron on his plans for social care. During the exchange, questions were raised over the government’s plans for funding social care over the life of the parliament after the Chancellor revealed in the Spending Review that only £1.5bn would be added to the Better […]

    17th December 2015 | By | Reply More
    Care and Support Alliance finds social care cuts are piling pressure on GPs

    Care and Support Alliance finds social care cuts are piling pressure on GPs

    Almost 90% of GPs fear that social care services are not providing a sufficient level of care for patients leading to extra pressure on surgeries and other parts of the health system, according to a poll of over 800 GPs commissioned by the Care and Support Alliance (CSA).       Key findings from the […]

    Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
    13th March 2015 | By | Reply More