Following Jeremy Hunt's announcement that the Green Paper on social care has been postponed until the autumn, Giles Meyer, CEO of Carers Trust, said:
“Unpaid carers are on the sharp end of the social care funding crisis every day, and now they’re being told to accept a further delay in finding the long-term funding solution they need.
New data from Carers Trust reveals more than half the nation isn't geared up to care for their family or friends, nor have they considered what would happen if they needed to be cared for.
Read our response to the Chancellor's Spring Budget 2017.
Read our response to Age UK's report about the potential collapse of care for older people.
Read our response to the recent Care Quality Commission's (CQC) next phase of regulation consultation and our eight recommendations.