Service Frameworks aim to improve health and social care outcomes, reduce inequalities in health and social wellbeing, and improve service access and delivery. They set out the standards of care that patients, clients, carers and families can expect to receive and are used by commissioners, HSC providers and RQIA.
Carers Northern Ireland believes it is important to have generic standards that apply across all health and social care environments and are pleased to see that recognition and support of carers is a key part of this. We also look forward to any future consultation on performance measurement which will help identify how well the standards are working in practice.
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