Issue details

Barnsley Carers Strategic Review; Barnsley Carers Strategy 2022/2027 and Re-Commissioning of the Barnsley Carers Service

Following the strategic review of unpaid carers support in Barnsley the report seeks the following:-


·         Cabinet to approve the Barnsley Carers Strategy 2022-2027, the proposed priority outcomes, and the next steps to develop a multi-agency delivery plan to achieve the strategies key aims and priorities.


·         Cabinet to approve the proposals to re-model the Barnsley Carers Support Service based upon the key priority outcomes of the Barnsley Carers Strategy and findings from the review of the current service and authorise officers within BMBC to approach the market to procure the new service.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/09/2021

Decision due: 26 Jan 2022 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Spokesperson Adults and Communities

Lead director: Executive Director Adults and Communities

Department: Adults and Communities Directorate

Consultation process

Comprehensive consultation and engagement activity has taken place through several different methods and with a range of stakeholders including both internal and external partners, providers, practitioners, and carers.  This also includes a public carers survey and face to face meetings with the Carers Forum.