Survey: Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Carer Strategy Refresh

A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, substance misuse or a mental health need or an addiction cannot manage without their support. The carer strategy is a plan that includes things that we think should happen in Leicester to make life better for carers. The Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) carers strategy is due to be updated. It can be found on here. The original strategy was put together before COVID19. The past 18 months has therefore impacted on many things, and the LLR are looking at what needs to be updated to account for the needs of Leicester City carers. LLR Statement: "The information you provide in your answers will be collated alongside information we have already collected in our conversations with carers, the work we have done together with carers and from local and national information. All of this will be used to develop the LLR Carers Strategy 2022-2025....
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Support for Formal and Informal Carers

The Leicester City Council offers a variety of information about looking after a family member, friend or neighbour who would not cope without your support during the coronavirus pandemic. Please note if adult social care are already helping you to arrange care for the person you look after, please do not cancel that package of care. Carers UK have also shared a Press Release on the new advice on when unpaid carers will receive vaccinations. If you have not done already, consider applying for a Carers Passport, as this can help you prove your status as a carer. ...
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