HC Deb 25 February 1991 vol 186 c352W
Mr. Ieuan Wyn Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether he will publish a clear definition of the responsibilities of carers and ensure that such responsibilities are kept under constant review.

Mrs. Virginia Bottomley

The Department has not sought precisely to define a carer nor their responsibilities. The care in the community policies are intended to make practical support for carers a priority and consider their views in community care planning and assessment.

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