Seventy-eight organisations, including the Alzheimer’s Society, have jointly written an open letter to the Prime Minister to raise their concerns about social care in England being chronically under-funded and in crisis. The letter asks David Cameron to push forward with reforms of social care.
The government acknowledges the system needs to be changed, and says cross-party talks are underway.
The Care and Support Alliance is an alliance which represents charities, carers, health professionals, councils and employers.
Read more and view brief video: BBC News – England social care ‘underfunded and in crisis’.
Holt, A. (2012). England social care ‘underfunded and in crisis’. London: BBC News, May 8th 2012.