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Sharing experiences

In October 2019, 1,602 people took part in our survey looking into perceptions of Pension Credit and the barriers people face when trying to access this much needed support. Their answers gave us powerful insights which have helped inform our work.
Media coverage

Front page news

In September 2019, we launched new research to show how many people have sold their homes to pay for care in the last 20 years and how free personal care could help reduce this. We achieved front page coverage in two national newspapers.
Two campaigners at Downing Street

Showing the numbers

In August 2019, we launched a petition to influence political parties’ thinking on free personal care. In just two weeks, we received 14,000 signatures, proving that many people back this crucial policy change.
Anne Marie Trevelyan MP, holding our poster

Building cross-party consensus

Since the launch of our Pension Credit campaign in June 2019, over 100 MPs from across the political spectrum have publically endorsed our call to ensure those entitled to this financial support receive it.
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People power

Since June 2019, nearly 3,000 of our campaigners have written to their MPs urging them to contact the Department for Work and Pensions and ask them to ensure that more people who qualify for Pensions Credit received it.
Two of our campaigners with Steve McCabe MP

Making the case

In April 2019, 50 politicians came to our parliamentary reception to hear more about our work on free personal care. This high number of attendees was largely thanks to our campaigners, who invited their MPs to come along.
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Keeping it local

Since March 2019, 12,000 supporters have written to their local councillors, who are responsible for delivering social care, asking them to back our call for free personal care. As a result, nearly 200 councillors have pledged their support for our campaign.
One of our campaigners at Downing Street

Keeping up the pressure

In the summer of 2017, 10,000 campaigners signed our petition calling on the Government to make sure that the commitments they made to fixing social care in the 2017 General election were not forgotten.
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United for change

In January 2017, we coordinated a letter to the Prime Minister, Theresa May, on behalf of 75 organisations calling for a cross-party process to ensure people receive the care they need.
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Telling your stories

In June 2016, we hand delivered 2,000 people’s stories to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Jeremy Hunt MP, explaining why social care was so important to them.

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