National Carers’ Strategy

National Carers' Strategy

Carers’ Strategy

A key objective of Government policy for older people, children and adults with an illness or a disability is to support them to live in dignity and independence in their own homes and communities for as long as possible. Carers are vital to the achievement of this objective and are considered a backbone of care provision in Ireland.

In the National Carer’s Strategy, Departments committed to publishing annual reports on progress – these are available below.




Fourth Progress report (Sept 2015 – Dec 2016)

Third Progress report (Sept 2014 – Sept 2015)

Second Progress report (Sept 2013 – Sept 2014)

First Annual Progress report (Sept 2012 – Sept 2013)