Baroness Sally Greengross, Chief Executive of ILC-UK has joined leading figures from across all sectors in calling on politicians to find consensus on the issue of social care. The open letter to David Cameron, published in the Telegraph, draws attention to the abuse, neglect and financial hardship suffered by older and disabled people and their families in parts of the current system.
The letter also discusses how the care crisis impacts companies losing staff to caring responsibilities as well as the heavy toll on the NHS. It continues by referencing the calls for reform from the Dilnot Commission, highlighting the cost to ‘society, family life and the economy’ as well as the personal impact on affected individuals. The signatories call for ‘urgent, fundamental and lasting reform’ to be taken, expressing hopes for cross-partisan consensus and looking ahead to the publication of the White Paper on Social Care promised by the Government for April this year.
The full letter can be read on the Telegraph website: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/letters/8988318/The-Government-must-make-reforming-the-care-system-a-top-priority.html
The report of the Dilnot Commission on Funding of Care and Support can be read here: http://www.dilnotcommission.dh.gov.uk/our-report/
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