Those who are carers often don't think of themselves as carers, because they
consider it as natural to take care of their child with special needs, their spouse, ...
The importance of recognizing informal care situations cannot be stressed ...
There are approximately 60 000 carers in Finland, who carry out intensive and ...
Many Australians need assistance with different activities in their lives, whether
this is due to ... Informal carers play an important role in the lives of many people.
'Informal childcare' refers to childcare provided by grandparents, other ... cite the '
caring environment' offered by informal care as their reason for choosing it. ... or
socio-emotional outcomes as a result of being looked after by informal carers.
Dec 9, 2015 ... We offer daily, hourly or 24-hour support for informal carers in Worthing ... closest
carer in the family to take a step back and consider their own needs. .... Ensuring
you are looking after yourself in the carer role is just the start.
Apr 25, 2014 ... Informal carers: recognising and supporting their needs .... be government and
society recognition that the caring role is important and valued, ...
This has highlighted the important role played by carers and the pressures ...
Security (DHSS) stressed to the local authority sector, their expected role will be
caring service provided by 'informal' carers is formal in everything but the receipt
of ... and many carers feel that they have had little choice in taking on their role.
Supporting the role of informal carers (family and friends providing mostly ... their
self-esteem, it can be difficult for working-age carers to combine paid work.
www.psi.org.uk/publications/archivepdfs/Disability and social/BALDWIN.pdf
in this volume). They need statutory support to enable them to maximise their
independence. Other disabled people do want and need help from informal