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Make it a legal requirement that all unpaid carers receive appropriate training

Adult unpaid carers save the UK economy billions of pounds each year and despite being under supported, carers are delivering cost effective day to day invaluable care and support which for most carers becomes a full time job. Carers should have a legal right to receive appropriate ongoing training

Local authorities are charged with supporting unpaid carers under the care act. Local authorities already ensure regular routine training and support packages to other carers, I.E. foster carers, with a dedicated support team which is made available 24/7. Local authorities should be legally bound to manage, support, provide and ensure ongoing training for unpaid carers. Without certified training, unpaid carers are being left vulnerable, unprotected and isolated.

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Currently ranked 1,363 out of 1,719 open petitions, and 30,641 out of 104,865 petitions ever created.

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Open

Created By

Gary Thompson

Created On

Tuesday 6 November 2018

Closing Date

Sunday 5 May 2019

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