Carer Services in Devon are provided under joint commissioning arrangements between Devon County Council (both Adult Care & Health, and Children’s Services), and Northern, Eastern and Western (NEW) Devon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), and South Devon and Torbay CCG.
This arrangement is known as the Devon Carers Partnership in which Devon County Council is the lead partner known as the ‘Service Purchaser’ in the contract.
Carer Services in Devon form part of the wider Devon Carers Partnership’s Carers in Devon: Joint Strategy 2014-2019.
This impact assessment is informing the re-commissioning of the overall carers contract to commence from April 2018 which will be out to tender during August 2017.
The new contract/service will be known as Caring Well in Devon for adult carers of adults, the new contract/service will be known as the Young Carers Support Service for young carers.