Tag Archives: Young Carers

Improvements to Carer Support from GPs (BBC News)

Summary Roughly seven million people in the UK provide unpaid care to relatives or friends who could not otherwise live independently. The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) estimates that one in 20 patients registered with GP practices may be an unpaid carer. Given the known impact of … Continue reading

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Social Media, Mobile Applications and Internet-Based Approaches for Supporting Non-Professional Carers: Systematic Review (US Department of Veterans Affairs)

Summary This US systematic review investigates the potential of telehealth applications and tools to facilitate caregiving. Consumer health information technology (CHIT) interventions and applications are defined as electronic tools or technologies intended for use by consumers, by patients or family … Continue reading

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Draft Care and Support Bill Report: Session 2012-13 (BBC News / House of Commons Joint Committee on the Draft Care and Support Bill)

Summary Even with the new cap on elderly care costs to be introduced in 2016, people at large will need a Government information and awareness-raising campaign to help them to understand their liabilities in terms of the potential lifetime costs … Continue reading

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Consultation on NICE Social Care Standards (Department of Health)

Summary The Department of Health is consulting care users, families and carers, service commissioners, care providers and staff about all aspects of social care. This is part of a review of the topics for inclusion in NICE social care guidance and standards. The comprehensive set of NICE … Continue reading

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