Parent Carers Your rights to a Carers
assessment
Jane Thornton
CEO, Action for Carers Surrey
Your rights as a Parent Carer
Parent carers of children under 18
have similar rights to other carers
but the way that some...
Carers Needs assessment
Parent carers rights same as for
the carers of adults.
Usually considered as part of
your child’...
What should be discussed as
part of this assessment
Help to care for your child
Your own needs to maintain a life
outsid...
If this doesn’t happen
Local Government Ombudsman
ruling considers this to be
maladministration
Parent Carer Break Grant
Parents who have a disabled child
under 18 living in Surrey
Not currently receiving services
A...
Support for all Carers
Carers Allowance
GP Carers Break payment
Specialist carers services from
Action for Carers Surre...
Contact us
www.actionforcarers.org.uk
Tel: 01483 302748
Short Breaks team email:
shortbreaks@surreycc.gov.uk
01372 833638
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Action for Carers Surrey presentation for 6th nov

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Details for parent carers on the benefits and assessments they can ask for to help them care for their disabled child

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Action for Carers Surrey presentation for 6th nov

  1. 1. Parent Carers Your rights to a Carers assessment Jane Thornton CEO, Action for Carers Surrey
  2. 2. Your rights as a Parent Carer Parent carers of children under 18 have similar rights to other carers but the way that some services are offered to them is different
  3. 3. Carers Needs assessment Parent carers rights same as for the carers of adults. Usually considered as part of your child’s assessment
  4. 4. What should be discussed as part of this assessment Help to care for your child Your own needs to maintain a life outside of your caring role A break from your caring role
  5. 5. If this doesn’t happen Local Government Ombudsman ruling considers this to be maladministration
  6. 6. Parent Carer Break Grant Parents who have a disabled child under 18 living in Surrey Not currently receiving services Apply via range of professionals
  7. 7. Support for all Carers Carers Allowance GP Carers Break payment Specialist carers services from Action for Carers Surrey Local carers support schemes ( some with specialist workers for parent carers)
  8. 8. Contact us www.actionforcarers.org.uk Tel: 01483 302748 Short Breaks team email: shortbreaks@surreycc.gov.uk 01372 833638

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