Blog updated 31 August
At the British Red Cross, we want everyone to get the support they need to live as independently as possible. This is why we’ve been asking people to share their care stories with us.
Your good, bad and mixed experiences help us to understand how the health and social care system is working – or isn’t. The more we know, the more we may be able to help make it better.
A survey released today by Independent Age found that only 1 in 10 MPs in England believe the social care system is fit for purpose for the UK’s ageing population. This aligns with what you’ve told us about your experiences of care.
Here are four key things we know about care based on the stories shared so far.