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Care providers urge government to tackle social care with open letter to Theresa May

Care providers urge government to tackle social care with open letter to Theresa May

The recent election campaign showed the importance of social care to the electorate.  However, with the risk of a long-term solution to social care funding becoming a political issue that is too hot to handle for a minority Government, United Kingdom Homecare Association and its members have produced the following open letter to the Prime […]

20th June 2017 | By | Reply More
Make this General Election about social care say sector leaders

Make this General Election about social care say sector leaders

Social care must be a key issue in the forthcoming General Election, sector leaders said today. The snap election provides a chance to decide how we look after the oldest and most vulnerable residents in the country, the Independent Care Group says. Chair Mike Padgham said: “Social care is in crisis with 1.2m now living […]

18th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Sunrise Senior Living care home residents enjoy tea with Prime Minister Theresa May

Sunrise Senior Living care home residents enjoy tea with Prime Minister Theresa May

Residents from Sunrise Senior Living of Sonning care home had tea with Prime Minister, Theresa May, last Saturday, at a village party event in Charvil. Theresa May, who is MP for Maidenhead, was at the annual gathering of local senior citizens with husband Phillip, and spoke to residents while enjoying tea with sandwiches and delicious […]

12th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Where does todays alleged sweetheart deal for Surrey and social care leave other councils?

Where does todays alleged sweetheart deal for Surrey and social care leave other councils?

  Will all councils be in a position to sign up to an alleged ‘sweetheart deal’ that appears to have been offered to Surrey Council? Only a few weeks ago the proposal of raising council tax and the release of funding sooner rather than later to ease pressure on the NHS and enable social care […]

8th February 2017 | By | Reply More
Calls for Prime minister to begin cross-party process to end current NHS and social care crisis

Calls for Prime minister to begin cross-party process to end current NHS and social care crisis

Theresa May must urgently begin a cross-party process to find a long-term solution to the current crisis in health and social care funding. In an open letter to the Prime Minister signed by 75 organisations and leading voices in the sector including Independent Age, Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), Care England, Patients […]

11th January 2017 | By | Reply More
Liaison committee to question Prime Minister on sustainability of adult social care

Liaison committee to question Prime Minister on sustainability of adult social care

The Liaison Committee questions Theresa May MP on exiting the European Union, and health and social care spending.           Watch Parliament TV here : Evidence session with the Prime Minister Tuesday 20 December 2016, Grimond Room, Portcullis House At 2.00pm Rt Hon Theresa May MP, Prime Minister

19th December 2016 | By | Reply More
Care crisis as social care suffers a £950 million funding gap

Care crisis as social care suffers a £950 million funding gap

New Prime Minister Theresa May’s government needs urgently to get to grips with the unprecedented crisis enveloping social care, the Registered Nursing Home Association (RNHA) warned, as figures released in a report from directors of adult social services across England reveal a £930 million funding gap for 2016/17.   The report says the flexibility given […]

15th July 2016 | By | Reply More
Housing and work needs for disabled people should be priorities for new Prime Minister

Housing and work needs for disabled people should be priorities for new Prime Minister

Leading disability charity Papworth Trust has called on new Prime Minister Theresa May to prioritise housing and work needs for disabled and older people. On the day Mrs May replaces David Cameron at Number 10, the charity has urged the new PM to continue with the Government’s public ambition of halving the disability employment gap. Addressing […]

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