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.
You can also find a list of the consultations run and promoted by Surrey County Council here:
Help shape the support we deliver to carers across Surrey! We have a number of consultations running where you can tell us about the support you would like to receive.
Guildford and Waverly CCG are reviewing the way urgent care services are used and they are seeking input from carers as part of their consultation. You can find more info on their Better Care Together site.
Time To Change Surrey wants to hear from all people who live with a mental health problem - and from carers - about the stigma they may have experienced from all corners of work / life / society. Please complete the short questionnaire and give us your views. Please return completed questionnaires to Megan Aspel at firstname.lastname@example.org
South East Coast Ambulance Service, (SECAmb), is inviting people to help shape a new Patient Experience Strategy.
The Trust is keen to ensure it further develops its service to be responsive and tailored to patient needs and wants people to tell it what matters to them most in relation to their experience of NHS services.
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.
Carers UK are calling on all carers to feed into the government's Good Work Plan consultation ensuring that carers are properly and fully recognised in the document. You can read the Carers UK briefing here and send your feedback to the government here.
NICE are reviewing the provison of support for adult carers and are running a consultation process as part of that project. While they accept input from individuals they encourage comments to be submitted through a registered stakeholder organisation.
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.