Working towards better outcomes for carers in Norfolk

The Carers’ Council for Norfolk represents the voice of unpaid carers in Norfolk who look after a partner, family member or friend. An independent charity, it helps to make sure that carers’ experiences and opinions are heard and influence decisions about public services across the county. National organisation CarersUK estimate there are 99,419 unpaid carers in Norfolk, providing care that would cost £1.9billion pounds a year if it had to be paid for by public services – that’s over £5.2 million a day or over £60 a second. Just in Norfolk.

 

Healthwatch Norfolk have partnered with the Carers Council for Norfolk and created a Carers Report, entitled ‘Working towards better outcomes for carers in Norwich” this report was signed off by our Board at the November meeting and is available to download below.

You can find out more about the Carers Council for Norfolk at www.carerscouncilfornorfolk.org

 

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