All political parties bending over backwards to gain the carer vote.
For example … Fine Gael … until the 2020 election , one of the two major parties in Ireland :
• Implement in full the National Carers’ Strategy
• Increase Carer’s Allowance and Carer’s Benefit by €20 per week by 2021
• Standardise the delivery of home care services
• Involve family carers in care planning together with more accessible training and respite
• Increase home help provision by 2.2 million hours
• Increase the number of Home Care Packages
• Develop new technologies and solutions to help people remain independent in their home
• Increase funding to the Housing Adaptation Scheme to €66m by 2021.
Carers Ireland manifesto for the recent one :
A lot less than our one … less over there to fix !