Caring for older people Liz in the news liz kendall National Social Care

Families are left to suffer as Boris Johnson puts off vital reform

After a decade of Tory cuts, the shocking fact is that our care workers can’t deliver services to all those who need it. This provides neither the dignity nor security that Boris Johnson promised for older and disabled people.

 Almost two years after he promised to fix this crisis, too many people are being left alone and distressed, families are providing even more hours of care, and care workers are stretched to breaking point

As we live for longer, we need a social care system that is fit for the purpose and tackles the long-standing, deep-rooted problems in the sector. The Government now must bring forward plans for social care reform as a matter of urgency. We will be raising these issues with the Health Secretary in the House of Commons.

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