Carers give thumbs up to council services
CARERS across Rochdale have given the thumbs up to the excellent standard of service they receive from the council.
The results of the biennial national carers’ survey found the borough was above the England average as well as the best performing council in Greater Manchester for overall carer satisfaction levels. In a further boost, the results revealed that carers’ quality of life across the borough was higher than both the England and Greater Manchester average.
Rochdale was also top of the tree across the region for the number of carers who felt involved in discussions about the person they cared for.
And the results also revealed a 4 per cent increase in the number of Rochdale carers satisfied with the service provided by the council.
The survey confirms the fantastic service the council provide to carers across the borough of Rochdale.
Coun Iftikhar Ahmed, cabinet member for adult services, said: “We are proud of the work we do to support our carers.
“There are thousands of dedicated people across Rochdale doing an inspired and selfless job looking after loved ones.
“Well done to everyone involved.”
●●Coun Iftikhar Ahmed