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Publication - Consultation Paper

Carers (Scotland) Act 2016: consultation on a Carers' Charter

Published: 1 Aug 2017

Consultation seeking views on whether the draft Charter is fit for purpose, and about the possibility of publishing a revised version of the Charter.

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Contents
Carers (Scotland) Act 2016: consultation on a Carers' Charter
Questions

8 page PDF

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Questions

Content of a Carers' Charter
Section 36

Intention of the Carers' Charter

To set out the rights of carers as provided for under the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016. The document is intended to provide a summary of the rights of carers under the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 in a readily accessible and understandable format for both young and adult carers alike.

The draft Charter for your consideration can be found in the accompanying attachments.

Questions

1) Is the information presented in Chapter 1 – "Am I a carer?" clear? Please indicate in the comments box any information that should be added, removed, or particular parts of the chapter which would benefit by being presented differently.

Yes / No

Comments

2) Is the information presented in Chapter 2 – "Adult carer support plan" clear? Please indicate in the comments box any information that should be added, removed, or particular parts of the chapter which would benefit by being presented differently.

Yes / No

Comments

3) Is the information presented in Chapter 3 – "Young carer statement" clear? Please indicate in the comments box any information that should be added, removed, or particular parts of the chapter which would benefit by being presented differently.

Yes / No

Comments

4) Is the information presented in Chapter 4 – "Support as a carer" clear? Please indicate in the comments box any information that should be added, removed, or particular parts of the chapter which would benefit by being presented differently.

Yes / No

Comments

5) Is the information presented in Chapter 5 – "Carer involvement in services" clear? Please indicate in the comments box any information that should be added, removed, or particular parts of the chapter which would benefit by being presented differently.

Yes / No

Comments

6) Is the information presented in Chapter 6 – "Hospital discharge" clear? Please indicate in the comments box any information that should be added, removed, or particular parts of the chapter which would benefit by being presented differently.

Yes / No

Comments

7) Are there any rights of carers under the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 not captured in this draft of the charter that should be included?

Yes / No

Comments


Contact

Email: Michael Mawdsley, Michael.mawdsley@gov.scot

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG