The Social Mobility Commission has a vital role to play in “[putting] the Government’s feet to the fire” – but changes need to be made.
Age UK have published a survey to hear the experiences of people and their families who have needed adult care and support.
The Government have promised to change the adult social care system in England to make it fit for the future. And Age UK have produced a February 2018 survey to hear about your experiences.
The Care and Support Alliance will use these results as part of Age UK’s campaigning work.
Responses will not be used in a way to that identifies any individual or family publicly.
Find out more and complete the complete the survey.
The House of Commons Health Committee launched an inquiry in September 2016 into the impact of Brexit on Health and Social Care. A report was published in April 2017.
The funding pressures on adult social care are having very serious consequences on the quantity and quality of care people receive.
The Women and Equalities Committee launched an inquiry into older people and employment in March 2017. The inquiry considers Government policies to help people extend their working lives, and further steps to tackle issues such as age discrimination.
In October 2015, the Equality and Human Rights Commission published its response to the questionnaire on the effectiveness of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA).
The EHRC consultation on its draft guidance covering legislation banning age discrimination against people using public or private services closed on 2 May 2014.
On Human Rights Day 2013, The Welsh Government announced its plans for a public consultation on proposals for a Declaration of the Rights of Older People.
On 3 March 2011, the Government published ‘Equality Act 2010: Ending age discrimination in services, public functions and associations – A consultation’.
On 13 January, the Government published a written response to its recent consultation on the issue, and new guidance by Acas to help businesses adapt to the removal of the regulation.