The Government Carers Action Plan has been released this morning.
The ‘Carers Action Plan 2018-2020 - supporting carers today’ document sets out a two year programme of cross-government work which will seek to build carer friendly communities and support carers to provide care in a way that protects their own health and wellbeing, employment and life chances.
The Action Plan covers the following 5 key themes:
• Services and systems that work for carers
• Employment and financial wellbeing
• Supporting young carers
• Recognising and supporting carers in wider community and society
• Building evidence and research to support outcomes for carers
The full Action Plan document is available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/carers-action-plan-2018-to-2020June 18 2018