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, ...
Health Care: Section 2. The Role of Informal Carers in Community Care The Department of Health has reported that there were an estimated 1.72 million clients ...
The relationship of the informal carer to the person for whom they care. ... where the carers are unpaid (other than pension or benefit) play a critical role in ... importance in assessing the ongoing needs of clients and their carers, and in service ...
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.
May 2, 2011 ... Informal carers are entitled to an assessment of their needs in order to access help .... Many carers see their caring role as part of their personal ...
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.
3.2.1 Informal carers' characteristics and their contribution to care provision. 14 ... 4 Changing perceptions of care and the context of carers' changing roles. 19.
Apr 25, 2014 ... Informal carers: recognising and supporting their needs ... people who fund their own care - but on informal carers: people who make a huge contribution to sustaining others ... The role of carers, informal or otherwise is vital.
'Informal childcare' refers to childcare provided by grandparents, other ... to use informal childcare, usually grandparents, to meet their childcare needs. ... or socio-emotional outcomes as a result of being looked after by informal carers.
Dec 6, 2012 ... Recognising and supporting the role of informal carers ... They are often thrown into their caring role, with little time to think about what it ...