Action for Carers Surrey
Enabling carers to have a voice and realise a life outside caring

Legislation

  • Carers and Their Rights - The Law Relating to Carers produced by Luke Clements, in conjunction with Action for Carers and Carers UK, outlines the principal rights of Carers to support from the health and social services authorities. You can  order a copy of the guide (£15) complete with other materials to support the publication at http://www.carersuk.org/professionals/order-publications

  • Surrey County Council’s Fair Access To Care Services Eligibility Policy For Adult Services - This detailed document gives details of this wide ranging policy (PDF) Practice Guide 5: Implementing the Carers (Equal Opportunities) Act 2004 (pdf document) Published by Social Care Institute for Excellence http://www.scie.org.uk/publications/guides/guide09/index.asp

  • Carers and Disabled Children's Act 2000 and Carers (Equal Opportunities Act 2004) Combined Policy Guidance (pdf document) Issued by the Department of Health August 2005
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