Future Social Care Coalition

“Deep disappointment” as Government social care reforms fail to address workforce crisis

Wednesday, September, 8th 2021

The powerful cross party and cross sector Future Social Care Coalition (FSCC) has expressed its “deep disappointment” that the Government’s proposals announced yesterday failed to include any immediate action, such as a pay rise for the 600,000 social care and support workers on the national minimum wage, to address the very high staff vacancies and turnover rates in the care […]

Phil Hope: Time for an Olympic Gold Social Care System

Wednesday, August, 11th 2021

We want to feel proud of our social care system.  But without immediate additional funding, probably in the order of £7bn a year as recommended in the recent Health and Social Care Select Committee report, we will continue to be frustrated and angry at the way the care needs of millions of vulnerable people are […]

Reforming social care makes economic sense and is urgent, Chancellor told

Tuesday, July, 13th 2021

More than 100 cross- party MPs, peers and those from across the social care sector have written to the Chancellor to demand a Fair Deal and immediate social care workforce reform. The letter from the Future Social Care Coalition has more than 100 signatories. Its supporters, including five current or former health ministers, leader of […]

Ground-breaking Social Care People Plan Framework urges action not words from Prime Minister

Thursday, June, 24th 2021

Social care sector unites alongside former health ministers and industry experts to make recommendations for seismic social care workforce reform after Government says “incredibly proud” of care workers but does nothing Pressure is growing on Government to publish proposals for social care workforce reform as a coalition of cross-party politicians and cross-sector social care representative […]

Get Social Care Done: Future Social Care Coalition to launch Social Care People Plan Framework

Monday, June, 7th 2021

It’s time to get social care done and for the Government to bring forward its promised proposals for social care reform starting with workforce reform. That’s the message coming from a cross-party group of politicians – including current and former health and social care ministers, health and social care select committee chairs, social care employers, […]

Write Up: Time for a Social Care People Plan Conference

Wednesday, April, 14th 2021

Thursday 11th February

Support the Future Social Care pledges

Wednesday, October, 28th 2020