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Carer Friendly Southampton Scrutiny Inquiry

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Scrutiny Inquiry Panel - Carer Friendly Southampton, Thursday, 26th November, 2020, 5.30 pm

Full schedule of meetings:

5th November 2020 Carers health, wellbeing, and safety
Time for yourself to do what you want to do
Health & wellbeing, including mental health needs
Relationships support (family dynamics) and experience of loss

26th November 2020 Carers identification rights and recognition
Role of professionals to identify
Self-identity as a carer
Planning for emergencies
Access and quality of respite or replacement Care, planned and unplanned breaks

7th January 2021 Access to information, advice, and guidance
Financial support and the DWP
Information advice and guidance for the caring role
Access to practical support and help from the community
Housing and adaptations issues

28th January 2021 Support to carers
Opportunities and challenges in work and education
Access and availability for transport to support the caring role

25th February 2021 Support in education and work
Young carers protected and supported to learn and thrive
Access to health and social care services in the caring role
Support and training for a carer
Experience and respond to COVID -19

8th April 2021 To approve the final report of the Scrutiny Inquiry and recommendations


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