United Kingdom Homecare Association
The professional association for homecare providers

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UKHCA Media Release

UKHCA's reaction to the Spring Budget - 11/03/2020

"The commitment of additional funding for social care to tackle the growing concerns around coronavirus are welcome. However, the glaring omission of additional funding, beyond funding already announced for social care, is hugely disappointing.

"Over 1.5m people are not getting the support they need. The £1bn for existing adult and children's social care for councils in England, promised by the previous Chancellor, is a long way short of what is needed to ensure people's needs are fully met. Councils need to ensure that what funding there is available reaches frontline services."

Colin Angel, UKHCA's Policy Director

Notes for Editors

United Kingdom Homecare Association (UKHCA) is the professional association for more than 2,050 domiciliary care providers in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. UKHCA's mission, as a member-led professional association, is to promote high quality, sustainable care services so that people can continue to live at home and in their local community.

For further information please contact:

Matthew Kiernan, Communications Officer

United Kingdom Homecare Association Ltd

Sutton Business Centre, Restmor Way, Wallington, SM6 7AH

Telephone: 020 8661 8165

Mobile: 07393 012 113



Registered in England, No. 3083104.

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