NICE Guideline on Support for Adult Carers (NICE)

Summary

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)’s guideline aims to assist health and social care staff to help unpaid carers; i.e. people (aged 18 and over) engaged in the unpaid care of someone, older than 16 years, who needs health and social care. The lives of carers can be improved by identifying people who are carers, and providing information / support. Guidance also covers carers’ assessments, practical, emotional and social support / training.​ The main section headings are:

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Reference

Supporting adult carers – NICE guideline (NG150). London: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), January 2020.

There is a collection of supporting evidence.

There is an associated online NICE Pathways version.

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