This is your opportunity to have a voice on local and national issues affecting carers. If consultations are currently taking place you can follow the links to take part or complete the online form to have your say on any subject concerning carers.
Carers input into SCC’s consultation on bus travel concessions – supported by an official response from Action for Carers Surrey.
The good news is that the companion pass will remain, with a couple of minor amends (such as no travel before 9.30). We’re extremely pleased with this outcome!
The following consultations are currently active in Surrey.
A new draft Health and Wellbeing Strategy has been developed for Surrey and Surrey County Council want to hear from you...
Surrey County Council is currently developing a new service for adults and have asked to meet and consult with carers about how the service will meet the needs of both the carer and the person with autism and learning disability. Peter Tempest, Assistant Director of Surrey County Council and his new team will be at the event to meet with you.
When: 28th March, 10am - 12pm
Where: The Maybury Centre, Woking
The following consultations are taking place across the UK.
The State of Caring Survey is the UK’s most comprehensive research into the lives and experience of carers. Last year it was completed by over 7000 carers.
Carers UK use the survey to:
The Government has promised to consult in on a long-term solution to social care funding for older people in England in a Green Paper. If you’re a carer – why not meet your MP and tell them why the Green Paper has to include support for carers?
Get in touch with us and we'll do our best to get your issues aired.