PSS Survey of Adult Carers in England 2016-17

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Purpose The SACE seeks carers' opinions on a number of topics that are considered to be indicative of a balanced life alongside their caring role.

Responses collected for the carers survey are also used to populate five of the measures within the Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework (ASCOF), these are:

1D: Carer-reported quality of life (Q7-12)
1I2: The proportion of carers who reported that they had as much social contact as they would like (Q11)
3B: Overall satisfaction of carers with social services (Q4)
3C: The proportion of carers who report they have been included or consulted in discussions about the person they care for (Q18)
3D2: The proportion of carers who find it easy to find information about support (Q16)
Subject Priorities for social care services
Commissioned by NHS Digital
Geographic area All of Lancashire
Method Questionnaire - postal
Consultation with Carers (social care)
Date 03/10/2016 - 30/11/2016
Undertaken by Business Intelligence


Number in sample 1248
Number of responses 479
Response rate 38%

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For more information about this research contact:

Melissa Sherliker
01772 535019