Publication - Consultation paper

Carers Legislation - Consultation on Proposals - January 2014: Easy Read

Published: 21 Feb 2014
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781784122508

A consultation on proposed legislative measures to further support carers and young carers in Scotland.

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20 page PDF

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Contents
Carers Legislation - Consultation on Proposals - January 2014: Easy Read
Carer Involvement

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Carer Involvement

We think that carers should be involved in planning support for the people they care for and for themselves. This means they get better support which meets all their needs.

Carers' organisations should be involved too when needed.

Question 16

Should carers be involved in planning support for the people they care for and support for themselves?

Yes

No

Comments

Question 17

Should carers' organisations be involved in planning support for carers and the people they care for?

Yes

No

Comments

Carers are equal partners in care. They have experience and know things about the person they care for. Health professionals should listen to carers when planning care.

We want to change the rules so that carers have to be involved in planning care. If the person being cared for wants this.

Question 18

Should we change the rules so that carers are involved in planning care?

Yes

No

Comments

Young carers also want to be involved in planning support for the people they care for and for themselves. They say that health professionals don't always listen to them when making decisions.

We want to change the rules so that young carers are involved in planning care. If the person being cared for wants this.

We also want to know what you think about young carers being involved in planning support for the people they care for and their own support.

Question 19

Should we change the rules so that young carers are involved in planning care?

Yes

No

Comments

Question 20

What do you think about young carers being involved in planning support for the people they care for and for themselves?

Comments


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Email: Alun Ellis