CPEA Nose guest blog: Carers are Individuals in the Act

Vic Citarella considers carers in the evaluation of Fulfilling Lives: supporting people with multiple needs projects

It is, perhaps, self-evident that people with complex needs frequently require correspondingly multiple and complex responses… wrote Henwood and Hudson in their 2009 CSCI study Keeping it personal. Now as Carers’ Week passes we have, in the Care Act, the strongest rights yet for carers. When put together with the duty of assessment for young carers, in the Children and Families Act, the legislative framework is suitably reflective of the very complexity identified for policy makers five years ago…

[Read more on the CPEA Nose health, social care and children’s services blog, here]

 

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