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Sunrise of Purley aims to raise £3K for Age UK Croydon

Sunrise of Purley has formed an official fundraising partnership with Age UK Croydon. The care home will aim to raise £3,000 across the year through various fundraising activities involving residents and the team at Sunrise of Purley.

Age UK calls for an immediate funding increase to support social care in the forthcoming Spending Review

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, 210,000 people over the age of 65  - one in seven of those receiving care before the...

Age UK statistics are alarming and shame the country

New Age UK analysis finds that in the last 12 months, about 700,000 requests for formal care and support, equivalent to 51% of all...

Concerns about ability to provide care higher than ever- ADASS survey finds- Age UK comments

Concern amongst Directors of Adults Social Services in England about their ability to provide the care and support that they are required to in...

2.1 million will go without care by 2030 if governments fail to act

Launching its manifesto for the General Election, the charity Age UK unveils shocking new research showing that the number of older people in England...

Age UK asks Home Office to reassure older EU nationals over future Brexit arrangements

Age UK has written to the Home Office asking for urgent formal assurance that older EU nationals in the UK will not at some...

Government leak says care providers will feel the pressure of rising costs within months following no-deal Brexit

According to a government leak, following a no-deal Brexit, UK care providers will begin to feel the pressure of rising costs within two months.   The...

No matter how rich or frail or poorly you are, there may be no care services available

A devastating new study commissioned by Age UK highlights the extent of the local lottery that now exists when trying to secure residential care...

International Women’s Day a reminder that women bear the brunt of Government’s inaction on social care

Age UK is warning that it is women who are generally paying the highest price for the Government’s continued inaction on social care. ‘Sandwich carers’...

UK in no position to do without willing EU care workers – What does Brexit means for the care sector?

The already fragile social care workforce will receive a further body blow under any Brexit scenario and older people in the South could be...

The loneliness of Christmas – No one should have no one to turn to

New analysis by Age UK has found that 1.7 million older people in England can go for a month without meeting up with a...

Calls for national tax rises to pay for adult social care

The Government must make the case for national tax rises - including to either Income Tax and/or National Insurance - to secure the long-term...

2.5 million older people have no one to turn to-Comment from Alzheimer’s Society

In response to a new report by Age UK, that has revealed that millions of older people feel that they have no...

Budget- £650m props up social care but ignores the real problems within the care sector

In response to Phillip Hammond's announcement of a further £650m for social care in today's budget, in addition to the £240m announced last month, Alzheimer's Society...

England the ‘poor man’ of developed countries when it comes to funding care for older people

A new report commissioned by Age UK highlights the different approaches to long-term care across a group of countries in the developed world, and...

Care needs will continue to increase and deepen the crisis in adult social care

Responding to a report by Age UK on a rise in unmet care needs and the costs to the NHS of delayed discharges due...

Delayed transfer due to lack of social care is costing the NHS £550 per minute

New analysis by Age UK highlights the enormous cost to the NHS of delayed discharges due to a lack of social care, and how...

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...

Historic underfunding of social care puts severe pressure on care workforce-Report

Inaction by the Government in its approach to the social care workforce in England has been roundly criticised in a new report from the...

New figures from Age UK show our social care system is disintegrating

New figures from Age UK reveal the shocking extent to which millions of older people are being left to prop up the country’s disintegrating...

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