News page - Age UK image 80 xA new report investigating the state of social care through the eyes of individuals and families reveals a system struggling to cope.

The Real Lives report, published by the King’s Fund and Nuffield Trust, sets out the real life experience of 7 individuals and families using social care services today.  The report concludes that social care in its current form is not sustainable, and requires both immediate investment and long-term reform to prevent crisis and meet the aspirations of the Care Act 2014.  To read more click here.