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Health and Care Experience Survey Published

By on August 25, 2016 in News


The Government has recently published the Health and Care Experience Survey for 2015/16

This includes an analysis of responses from carers on their experiences of the health and care system.  Below is a summary of the findings.  For more details you can download the full report, by following this Link

Carers: Summary of Findings

  • The survey indicated that 15 per cent of respondents look after or provide regular help or support to others.
  •  Carers were most positive about having a good balance between caring and other activities, with around two thirds agreeing.
  • Carers were least positive about the impact of caring on their health; 35 per cent of people indicated that caring had a negative impact on their health and wellbeing.
  • Just over 40 per cent of people felt that services were well co-ordinated and that they felt supported to continue caring.


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