National Carers’ Strategy Annual Report 2013

The National Carers’ Strategy: Recognised, Supported, Empowered

First Annual Progress Report September 2012 – September 2013

The National Carers’ Strategy, which was published in 2012, sets the strategic direction for future policies, services and supports provided by

Government Departments and agencies for carers. It is a Cross-Departmental Strategy that sets out;

  • guiding principles,
  • goals and objectives addressing priority areas (income support, health, information, respite, housing, transport, training, employment,
  • children and young people with caring responsibilities) and
  • a Roadmap for Implementation containing 42 Actions to be achieved on a cost-neutral basis in the short to medium term.

This is the first Annual Report on implementation for the period of September 2012 – September 2013.

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