The Prepared to care? report, produced for Carers Week earlier this month, shows that suitable support is not always available to carers. This document outlines the emotional, physical and financial pressures which can result when caring. It explains the need for better support for carers; including better access to information, flexible working arrangements and financial support.
Prepared to care? Exploring the impact of caring on people’s lives. London: Carers Trust, June 2013.
There is also an Executive Summary.
SCIE Dementia Gateway
A new section has been added to the “Working in partnership with carers” area on the SCIE Dementia Gateway:
Other information resources for carers from SCIE include:
- Find Me Good Care: Comprehensive advice and information to carers looking for support for family, friends or themselves.
- Social Care TV: The role of carers and families in reablement.
- Personalisation: Implications for carers (At a glance briefing). (SCIE, 2010)
[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 9, August 2013].