On 16 November 2017, the Government announced that it will publish a green paper on social care and support by summer 2018. Good quality, accessible social care is vital for many people living with arthritis. We know that, when done well, it can mean people live fuller and more independent lives. It can also provide those affected by arthritis with much-needed aids and adaptations to support their daily living. Currently, the social care system is letting people down, and must be improved.