Skip to Content Skip to Navigation
Member Login

Member login

No account? JOIN US
UK
Press releases

Carers UK at Labour Party Conference

01 October 2007

Can we meet the costs of long term care? Carers UK took part in a 'fringe' event debate organised by the Caring Choices coalition about the future shape of the social care system.

Imelda Redmond, Chief Executive of Carers UK, called for carers to be at the heart of a modernised social care system. She warned that as carers save the UK £87 billion each year, it would only take a small number of people to decide not to provide care to have a significant impact on social care expenditure. A new system must take into account self-funders, who currently are outside of the social care system.

mautic is open source marketing automation

Join us

Connect Icon footer

Together we're a supportive community and a movement for change.

Donate

donate footer

Your donations are an essential part of helping us make life better for carers.

How you can help

Volunteer David footer

With your help we can reach more carers with timely support and advice.

Campaign

campaign with us module

We will keep campaigning until every carer gets proper recognition and support.

Back to top