NHS England has published a review of progress against on 37 “Commitments to Carers” made earlier in the “NHS England’s Commitment to Carers” document of May 2014.
Change is happening for carers – Dr Martin McShane. London: NHS England, September 28th 2015.
This relates to:
NHS England Commitment to Carers End of Year Progress Summary 2014/2015. Leeds: NHS England, August 26th 2015.
Commitment to carers. London: NHS England, 2015.
While it is increasingly understood that carers need to be valued, respected and supported by the NHS and social care providers, a culture of exclusion for carers may persist to a degree. An example of progress against the culture of carer exclusion is John’s Campaign, which promotes the importance of allowing carers stay with people who have dementia when they are admitted to hospital.
Possibly also of interest:
Caring for carers is crucial – Mandy Rudczenko. London: NHS England, September 29th 2015.
A further NHS England piece marking Carers Week 2015:
Without carers, health and social systems would collapse – Emily Holzhausen. London: NHS England, October 1st 2015.