Young Adult Carers

Health written question – answered on 25th February 2014.

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Photo of Simon Wright Simon Wright Liberal Democrat, Norwich South

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he is taking to support young adult carers.

Photo of Norman Lamb Norman Lamb The Minister of State, Department of Health

Carers are central to Government’s care and support reforms. The Care Bill contains significant improvements for adults caring for adults, which apply to young adult carers. The Bill extends carers’ rights to assessments and for the first time, there will be a duty on local authorities to meet carers’ eligible support needs.

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