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Young Carer, Parent Carer and Adult Carer Strategy (2016-20)

The purpose of this report is to seek approval of the Young carer, parent and adult carer strategy


A carer is someone of any age who provides unpaid support to family or friends to enable them to cope and carry on with their day to day life as they could not manage without this help.


Crucial for the successful delivery of this strategy, is a mind-set change by everyone so that there is a better understanding of what caring means and the impact that it has on the carer’s life.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/02/2016

Scrutiny Committee: Children, Young People and Family Support Scrutiny Committee; Healthier Communities and Adult Social Care Scrutiny Committee;

Decision due: Not before 7 Apr 2016 by Cabinet Member for Health, Care and Independent Living

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Health, Care and Independent Living

Lead director: Executive Director, Communities

Department: Communities

Contact: Joe Fowler, Director of Commissioning Email: Tel: 27 34605.

Reason For Exemption If Public/Press Excluded During Consideration: N/A

Reason No Public Access: N/A

Date agenda documents available: 6/3/16