Tue, 31 Jan 2023

The Department of Health (DoH) has today published "Quarterly Carers' Statistics for Northern Ireland (July - September 2022)".

This publication of quarterly figures relates to assessments and re-assessments offered to carers in Northern Ireland. A carers' assessment looks at each carer as an individual with their own personal circumstances, and will identify any particular needs they may have as a result their caring duties.

Key Facts and Figures:

During quarter ending 30 September 2022:

Carers Assessments

Carers Reassessments

  • a carers' reassessment was offered to 1,336 carers in Northern Ireland during the Quarter ending 30 September 2022. This represents a 9% decrease on the number of reassessments offered in the previous quarter, but an increase of 26% when compared to the same quarter in 2021.

Of the 1,336 carers' reassessments offered, 79% (1,052) were accepted / completed and 21% (284) were declined.

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