Ros was called to give evidence to the Parliamentary Health Select Committee and she highlighted that failing to reform funding of social care risks bankrupting the NHS and that integration of health and care spending is important for those needing care.
Ros comments on results of ADASS Survey revealing that, even as demand for care rose, funding fell by Â£890m last year – how can we deliver decent care with councils cutting spending?
Ros gave a keynote speech at the Institute for Economic Affairs future of savings conference explaining how the Care Crisis needs urgent resolution and how saving for care could be facilitated by building on a Dilnot-style approach
Ros was interviewed on Sky News commenting on reports that Britain does not treat its older people as well as other countries.
Press Release outlining Saga’s support for a national campaign to raise awareness of dementia and help carers by creating dementia friendly communities.
Ros wrote a Comment article published in the Daily Express explaining the unfairness of the current care system and how private payers are subsidizing publicly-funded care residents.
Ros gave a presentation in the House of Commons to the LibDem Parliamentary Health and Social Care Committee outlining the challenges of funding pensions and care for our aging population.
Press Release expressing disappointment that the Queen’s Speech only included a draft social care bill, rather than urgent immediate reform.
Ros wrote for the Guardian website explaining why the proposal from the Centre for Social Justice to just target state social care payments only on the poorest would be wrong – this would be a significant disincentive to save.
Ros explains why Saga endorses calls for urgent reform of social care in an open letter to David Cameron, pleading with him to tackle care reform with the urgency it demands.