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Social care at tipping point as quality of care dependent on postcode

This year’s State of Care shows that most people are still getting good care – when they can access it. The Care Quality Commission’s (CQC)...

Carers Rights Day poll: Carers ‘not recognised’ by friends or family

More than half (51%) believe they ‘don’t know’ a single friend or family member, looking after a loved one, despite 1 in 10 people...

Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness shines a spotlight on unpaid carers

It’s time to start a conversation about caring, as new research from Carers UK shows more action is needed to support unpaid carers who...

Carers UK responds to House of Commons Committee report on Adult Social Care

The cross party Communities and Local Government Committee has made several significant recommendations on increasing support for families and friends providing unpaid care as...

Budget 2017 brings an extra £2bn for social care-Comments

Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered his first Budget, which the Treasury says will prepare Britain for a "new chapter" in its history after Brexit. The Local...

House of Lords to debate State of Care as Carers UK calls for urgent investment in care

The Care Quality Commission has today published its annual assessment of the quality of health and adult social care in England in its State...

Carers UK responds to proposed changes to Attendance Allowance

Today, Carers UK has renewed its warning that devolving Attendance Allowance to local authorities could result in fewer disabled people and carers in the...

Social care underfunding leaves many vulnerable people with ‘post code’ basic care

The Richmond Group of Charities has today released Real Lives, which describes real life experiences of seven individuals and families who are using social care services...

Carers UK sets out vision for improving the lives of carers to inform Government’s new Carers Strategy

  As the UK approaches the tipping point where the number of older people needing care is predicted to outstrip the number of working age...

Carers UK warn that without social care investment the results are potentially devastating

Carers UK warns that without urgent and significant investment in social care, the consequences for families, the NHS and the viability of care providers...

Inadequate support from health services is damaging life chances of UK’s carers

The life chances of many of the 6.5 million people in the UK who care, unpaid, for a disabled, older or ill family member...

Half of carers may be missing out on vital support they are entitled to, research finds

Research carried out by the charity Carers UK shows that half of carers in the UK may be missing out on vital support which...

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