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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  2021-22 
Outcome, 12 maximum score   8.1  7.3  7.1  7.0 
Rank out of 150 Local Authorities  41st  114th  105th  94th 
Quartile  2nd  3rd  3rd  3rd 

 

 

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

  2014-15  2016-17  2018-19  2021-22 
Outcome  39.0%  27.9%  23.2%  20.5% 
Rank out of 150 Local Authorities  62nd  129th  130th  140th 
Quartile  2nd  4th  4th  4th 

 

 

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

  2014-15  2016-17  2018-19  2021-22 
Outcome  41.4%  37.6%  38.1%  39.8% 
Rank out of 150 Local Authorities  78th  87th  77th  40th 
Quartile  3rd  3rd  3rd  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  2021-22 
Outcome  73.0%  70.7%  68.4%  67.8% 
Rank out of 150 Local Authorities  61st  69th  85th  42nd 
Quartile  2nd  2nd  3rd  2nd 

 

 

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

  2014-15  2016-17  2018-19  2021-22 
Outcome  66.1%  63.4%  63.8%  64.3% 
Rank out of 150 Local Authorities  82nd  86th  58th  19th 
Quartile  3rd  3rd  2nd  1st