Tag Archives: Male Carers

Shortage of Male Care Workers? (BBC News / Care England)

Summary Given that an increasing number of men are surviving to an older age, more men are likely to be needed to meet their personal care requirements and preferences. The majority of carer workers tend to be women. Some men … Continue reading

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Exploring the Experiences and Needs of Male Carers (Carers Trust)

Summary This report, by the Carers Trust, investigates the experiences and needs of male carers. It assesses the adequacy of the support they receive. Full Text Link Reference Husband, partner, dad, son, carer? A survey of the experiences and needs … Continue reading

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Recent Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses on Carers and Caring

Some of the following articles may be available freely. Access to the full-text of the other articles will require a suitable Athens password, a journal subscription or payment. The Bibliographic Citations Pan, YJ. Wu, CS. Gau, SS. [et al]. Antipsychotic … Continue reading

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Male Carers Survey (Carers Trust / Men’s Health Forum)

Summary According to 2001 Census figures, 42% of carers in the UK are men. The Carers Trust is conducting a survey to improve understanding and awareness of male carers’ needs, and to discover how services might better respond to their … Continue reading

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