Care alliance calls for extra funds to support ‘forgotten frontline’

Realities of trying to meet costs highlighted in Age UK report
Caroline Abrahams, Age UK charity director

A cross-party alliance of more than 80 organisations and individuals are calling for a funding package and a fair wage deal for low​-paid staff in social care. The Future Social Care Coalition, which consists of employers and former ​health and care ministers, argue that £3.9bn of emergency support, in addition to the infection control fund, is needed from the government…

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