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.
Surrey County Council really want to gather the view of parents and carers from this survey as they are looking to measure the impact of the current Short Breaks provision on families of children and young people who access Short Breaks in Surrey.
Surrey Fire and Rescue Service aims to keep residents safe from fires and other risks. This includes focusing on preventing emergencies and ensuring crews and resources are in the right place at the right time. So they are now consulting on proposals to:
The Trustees of Surrey Independent Living Council (SILC) would like to hear from anyone who has had an Adult Social Care assessment or review in the last 12 months.
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?
Disabaility Rights UK are publicising the Care Quality Commission (CQC) project called “Tell us about your care" because they want more feedback from disabled people and those living with a long term condition.
Please share your experiences of visiting your GP or hospital by completing a short survey.
Get in touch with us and we'll do our best to get your issues aired.