Social Care Update

12 Oct 17

Last week at the Conservative party conference David Babbs stood in front of a room packed with politicians and experts to speak about social care. He’s not an expert on the subject but 95,000 38 Degrees members helped him prepare for the discussion. The event...

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What do 38 Degrees members think about social care?

6 Oct 17

People with dementia are facing massive bills of tens of thousands of pounds to pay for the care they need. Having worked hard and paid taxes for decades, nobody should be forced to lose their home and savings to pay for essential care. How we...

Social Care Survey

27 Sep 17

People with dementia are facing massive bills of tens of thousands of pounds to pay for the care they need. Having worked hard and paid taxes for decades, nobody should be forced to lose their home and savings to pay for essential care. The government...

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Update: Social Care Funding

8 Feb 17

Breaking: the government’s panicking about social care. Leaked texts seem to show they’ve done a behind-the-scenes deal to give people in Surrey more money to care for older and vulnerable people. Surrey Council was planning to hold a vote on whether to raise council tax...

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Social Care Funding

31 Jan 17

When you’re old and frail, you should be able to get the care you need to live out your days with dignity. You’ve worked hard and paid your taxes – now it’s your turn to be looked after. But the government is starving the care...

Save Robbie Clark from eviction

1 Apr 15

Veteran and ex-prisoner of war, 96 year-old Robbie Clark, could be forced out of his home. The government has slashed social care budgets everywhere and Robbie’s council say they can’t afford the support he needs. They’re trying to force him into a residential home against...