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.
The CYP Haven is a mental health crisis drop in service for young people aged 10-18 years old. They are looking to gain an insight into how the service is currently used and if any changes or improvements can be made.
They are consulting professionals, children, and parents so please follow the relevant link to submit your views.
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
Surrey and Borders Partnership (SABP) and Mary Frances Trust (MFT) are in the process of co-developing a proposal for providing the best model of Personality Disorder Care in Surrey. As part of this they want to capture your views and suggestions. They are thinking about the whole care pathway across healthcare, voluntary sector, housing etc. Any ideas you might have are encouraged and welcomed.
NHS England South East is currently in the planning stages of re-commissioning of Special Care Adult and Paediatric Dentistry services, often known as Community Dental Services, as the current contracts to provide these services in the South East are due to come to an end on 31st March 2021.
As part of this process they are gaining feedback on the services currently provided to assess if this is the best way of providing them or if they could be delivered in a different way which would be better for patients. They are developing a service specification for the new contracts and will be considering feedback from the profession, stakeholders, patients and the public when doing this.
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.
Please find below a link to a survey sent on behalf of Leonard Cheshire regarding accessible toilet facilities at UK tourist attractions. If you are interested in completing the survey or know someone who would be, please click on the link below.
This consultation looks at the access to toilets for people with various impairments. These toilets are vital to vulnerable people. Please feed back your views and experiences via the consultation which is looking at the viability of increase the provision of Changing Places Toilets.
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.
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