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 know that transport impacts everybody’s lives and the ability to connect with services, friends and family and recognises that there are some considerable challenges with Surrey’s existing transport network.
As an exploratory exercise they are very keen to hear from patient passengers and will be holding a focus group on Thurs 20th June between 3-5pm to hear the experiences of Surrey’s patient passengers.
The session will be held in NHS Guildford and Waverley CCG in the boardroom. All participants will be reimbursed for their travel expenses and refreshments will be provided.
If you are unable to attend the session you can also share your view via an online questionnaire
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.
In January 2019 the NHS Long Term Plan was published. As environments and society develop, the way that we all look after our health and wellbeing has to change so that in 10 years' time we have a service which can face the challenges of the future.
Your local Healthwatch services are supporting Frimley Health and Care ICS to find out what is important to you and your family so that your views can help to shape local plans so that you receive the right care at the right time in the right place.
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.
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.
Get in touch with us and we'll do our best to get your issues aired.