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Care Campaign for the Vulnerable is learning of the pressures faced by conscientious led Care Providers striving to offer a caring and safe environment to both service users and staff. Safety monitoring is proving to be a invaluable care assist tool - bringing a more open and transparent culture into care homes as well as saving valuable resources within the care home sector and the NHS


CCFTV calls for action in the Spring Budget

4th March 2024

Addressing the Urgent Needs of the UK Care Sector: A Call to Action in the Budget

As the UK eagerly anticipates the unveiling of the annual spring budget, there is a palpable sense of urgency surrounding the state of the country's care sector. From aging populations to the ongoing challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for comprehensive support and reform within the care sector has never been more apparent.

Amidst the myriad of expectations and demands from various sectors of society, one issue stands out as particularly pressing: the need for substantial investment and reform within the UK's care sector. As representatives of CCFTV, we echo the voices of countless individuals, families, and professionals who are calling for meaningful action to address the longstanding issues plaguing this essential and often sidelined industry.

The care sector in the UK faces a multitude of challenges, ranging from chronic underfunding to workforce shortages. The strain of these challenges has been further exacerbated by the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, which only highlighted the fragility of the sector and underscored the urgent need for reform.

One of the most pressing issues facing care is the chronic underfunding that has plagued it for years. Despite the essential services provided by care workers, funding levels have failed to keep pace with growing demand, leading to a precarious situation where quality of care is compromised, and workers are undervalued and overburdened.

In addition to adequate funding, there is an urgent need for comprehensive workforce reform within the care sector. Low wages, limited career progression opportunities, and high levels of stress and burnout have contributed to a severe shortage of skilled care workers, exacerbating existing challenges and undermining the quality of care provided to vulnerable individuals.

Furthermore, the infrastructure of the sector is in dire need of attention and investment. From outdated facilities to inadequate technology and resources, the infrastructure deficit within many parts of the socially funded care sector represents a significant barrier to delivering high-quality, safe care and meeting the evolving needs of service users particularly older people living with complex dementia.

As the UK government prepares to unveil its budget, there is a clear mandate for action to address these critical issues. Investment in the care sector must be prioritised along with the NHS to ensure that it is adequately funded, equipped, and staffed efficiently to meet the needs of those who rely on its services.

Specifically, we call on the government to,

1. Increased Funding: Adult social care requires substantial and sustained funding to address chronic underfunding and meet growing demand. The budget should allocate sufficient resources to support care providers and ensure that they can deliver essential services effectively.
2. Workforce Support: Investment in the adult social care workforce is essential to address recruitment and retention challenges. This includes raising wages, providing training and career development opportunities, and improving working conditions to attract and retain skilled care workers.
3. Integration with Health Services: There needs to be greater integration between adult social care and health services to provide seamless and holistic care for individuals with complex needs. This requires investment in collaborative approaches and improved coordination between different sectors of the healthcare system.
4. Technology and Innovation: The budget should support providers on the adoption of Independant choice based safety monitoring technology and innovation in adult social care to improve safety, efficiency, enhance service delivery, and empower individuals to live independently for longer. This includes investment in digital solutions, assistive technologies, and telecare services.
5. Support for Family Carers: Family carers play a crucial role in supporting loved ones with care needs, but they often face challenges accessing support and respite. The budget should include provisions to support carers, such as increased funding for respite care and access to training and support services.

The UK's care sector is at a critical juncture, and the decisions made in the upcoming budget will have far-reaching implications for the millions of individuals who rely on its services. As representatives of CCFTV, we urge the government to seize this opportunity to demonstrate its commitment to the care sector and to ensure that it receives the support and investment it desperately needs to thrive in the years to come.

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CCFTV Partners with Signature Care Homes - supporting independent safety monitoring systems to protect the vulnerable elderly looked after in long-term care facilities.

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Winncare is delighted to sponsor the Care Campaign For The Vulnerable and fully support their commitment to safeguarding the vulnerable elderly. Our organisations have shared values based on supporting care home residents to live safe and fulfilled lives.


The Eagle lifting cushion, combined with the ISTUMBLE health assessment app, empowers care home workers to make good decisions around lifting residents that fall. Winncare’s work to safeguard residents’ lives aligns with CCFTV’s ambitions to protect the vulnerable elderly looked after in long term care facilities.

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