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Towards a sustainable adult social care and support system

Adult social care and support matters. High quality social care and support helps people live the life they want to live. It helps bind our communities, it sustains our NHS and it provides essential economic value to our country


We’re all likely to be touched by social care at some point in our lives, but our current system is at a breaking point. Escalating funding pressures and increasing demand are threatening services that improve lives and communities. We cannot go on like this.

Ahead of the Government's green paper on the future of adult social care, we published a series of think pieces in which sector experts address issues at the heart of the debate to help define what a system fit for future generations might look like. See the full collection below.