Creating a fairer Britain
On 20 November the Commission submitted its formal response to the Department of Health consultation - 'Shaping the Future of Care Together - Adult Social Care Green Paper', which ran from July to November 2009.
The Commission welcomes the opportunity to respond to this important consultation on the future of the adult social care system. Care and support is at the heart of our mission of:
The Commission congratulates the Government for moving the agenda forward. The current system is unsustainable and is already failing thousands of the most marginalised and excluded members of society. Some fundamentally hard decisions need to be made to achieve long-term solutions, and they can only be made through debate and consensus.
Download our response in full (Word).