Decision details

BCP Carers Strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To set out BCP's Council's commitment to carers and to unify services across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole ensuring carers are recognised and supported.


RESOLVED that Cabinet approves the BCP Carers Strategy contained in Appendix 1 to this Report

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Portfolio Holder for People and Homes


The Strategy:

    (i)         Delivers support to carers to allow them to sustain their caring role and enable people to live safely in their own homes for longer, delaying, reducing, or preventing the need for health and social care services;

   (ii)         Meets the requirements of the Care Act (2014); and

 (iii)         Supports the priorities of the Corporate Strategy and Adult Social Care Strategy

Report author: Emma Senior

Publication date: 30/09/2022

Date of decision: 28/09/2022

Decided at meeting: 28/09/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 08/10/2022

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