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Carers Survey Headline Results 2017 -2022

2-yearly Carers Survey Headline Results 2017-22 

 

Every other year Devon County Council participates in a national survey of unpaid carers of adults receiving social care support, asking them same questions alongside the other 150 local authorities with social care responsibility in England. 

 

1D – Carer-reported quality of life 

It combines responses to questions on: occupation, control, personal care, safety, social participation and encouragement and support.   

  2014-15  2016-17  2018-19  2020 2021-22 
Outcome, 12 maximum score   8.1  7.3  7.1  No survey conducted 7.0 
Rank out of 150 Local Authorities  41st  114th  105th  No survey conducted 94th 
Quartile  2nd  3rd  3rd  No survey conducted 3rd 

 

 

1I2 – Proportion of carers who reported that they had as much social contact as they would like 

  2014-15  2016-17  2018-19  2020 2021-22 
Outcome  39.0%  27.9%  23.2%  No survey conducted 20.5% 
Rank out of 150 Local Authorities  62nd  129th  130th  No survey conducted 140th 
Quartile  2nd  4th  4th  No survey conducted 4th 

 

 

3B – Overall satisfaction of carers with social services for the care-for person 

  2014-15  2016-17  2018-19  2020 2021-22 
Outcome  41.4%  37.6%  38.1%  No survey conducted 39.8% 
Rank out of 150 Local Authorities  78th  87th  77th  No survey conducted 40th 
Quartile  3rd  3rd  3rd  No survey conducted 2nd 

 

 

3C – Proportion of carers who report that they have been included or consulted in discussion about the person they care for 

  2014-15  2016-17  2018-19  2020 2021-22 
Outcome  73.0%  70.7%  68.4%  No survey conducted 67.8% 
Rank out of 150 Local Authorities  61st  69th  85th  No survey conducted 42nd 
Quartile  2nd  2nd  3rd  No survey conducted 2nd 

 

 

3D2 – Proportion of carers who find it easy to find information about services 

  2014-15  2016-17  2018-19  2020 2021-22 
Outcome  66.1%  63.4%  63.8%  No survey conducted 64.3% 
Rank out of 150 Local Authorities  82nd  86th  58th  No survey conducted 19th 
Quartile  3rd  3rd  2nd  No survey conducted 1st 

 

 


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