Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Carer Strategy Refresh

Closes 19 Dec 2021

Opened 8 Nov 2021

Overview

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 our website.

The strategy was written before the COVID-19 pandemic struck and therefore the following survey is about life before that. However, we acknowledge that the past 18 months has had a significant impact on carers. There is an increased number of carers providing more care, supporting people with increasing levels of need, who are often unable to take a break, whilst they try to protect themselves and the person they care for.

With that in mind we have provided a question that relates to the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact of lockdown for you to comment on too. 

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. Once this has been developed, we will share a draft version to ensure that carers, other local stakeholders and groups as well as the general public can comment on the strategy prior to it being approved.

A document listing the strategy priorities and actions taken under the current carer strategy can be found online, but you do not need to open this to complete the survey if you do not want to.

If you would like to share your views but you’re unable to complete this survey, please contact the Leicester Carer Support Service on 0116 222 0538.

Thank you for your assistance. Your views are incredibly important to us. 

Have your say

Areas

  • All Areas

Audiences

  • Children and young people
  • Working-age people
  • Older people
  • All residents
  • Carers
  • Full-time and part-time workers
  • Disabled people
  • Gypsy and Traveller community
  • Local businesses
  • Local schools
  • Local charitable organisations, including faith communities
  • Households within the scheme boundary
  • School governors
  • Apprenticeship Hub Graduation attendees
  • Parents
  • Volunteers
  • Landowners
  • Taxi / private hire drivers
  • Women
  • Customers / service users
  • Personal assistants
  • Licensed premises
  • Landlords
  • Older households (65+)
  • Single people
  • Families with children, including lone parents
  • Couples
  • All households
  • Faith groups
  • Sports clubs
  • Youth clubs
  • Carers' network
  • Trade unions
  • Voluntary organisations
  • Community organisations
  • Self-help groups
  • User groups
  • Third sector infrastructure groups
  • All Voluntary and Community Organisations
  • Advocacy organisation
  • Drug and Alcohol services
  • Health services
  • Early years providers (child minders, nurseries, etc)
  • Taxi operators
  • Police
  • NHS
  • FE colleges
  • Universities
  • Schools
  • Businesses
  • All Public and Private Organisations
  • Service providers
  • Partner agencies
  • Directors
  • Heads of service
  • Managers, team leaders and supervisors
  • Professionals
  • All staff
  • SCE staff
  • Early Help staff
  • Children's services
  • Arts and museums staff
  • Children's, Young People and Families staff
  • Education welfare service staff
  • Youth offending service staff
  • Connexions staff
  • Local Authority staff within Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
  • Procurement staff
  • Estates and building services staff
  • Neighbourhood services staff
  • Youth service staff
  • Highways staff
  • Social care and education staff
  • Public Health
  • Housing staff
  • Relevant staff
  • Children and young people justice service volunteers
  • Personal assistants
  • Service users
  • Care home residents and their next of kin
  • Allotment holders
  • Walking groups
  • Support providers
  • Floating support providers
  • Landlords

Interests

  • Adult social care and safeguarding
  • Housing
  • Public health
  • Revenues and Benefits
  • Adult social care
  • Schools
  • Children's social care and safeguarding
  • Services for young people
  • Services for younger children and families
  • Education and children's services
  • Children, young people and families
  • Planning
  • Highways
  • Climate change
  • Parks and green spaces
  • Refuse collection and disposal
  • Environmental health
  • Allotments
  • Neighbourhood services
  • Arts and museums
  • Public participation
  • Sports
  • Community safety
  • Volunteering and the third sector
  • Community cohesion
  • City development and neighbourhoods
  • Libraries
  • Community centres
  • Adult learning
  • Local government
  • Public transport
  • Cycling
  • Travel concessions
  • Transport
  • Parking
  • Walking
  • Tackling worklessness
  • City centre
  • Business and enterprise
  • Tourism
  • Skills
  • Employment and skills
  • HR & Workforce Development
  • Health & Safety
  • Finance
  • Corporate resources
  • Registration Service
  • Equality
  • Cemeteries
  • Burial