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Unpaid carers

Author:
GEORGHIOU Nicki
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Parliament
Publication year:
2009
Pagination:
16p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

This paper provides information on unpaid carers in Scotland, including statistics, legislation, policy, and financial support in both Scotland and the UK as a whole. In addition it provides an overview of the issues discussed at the two the Equal Opportunities Committee round table meetings.

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Scottish Executive response to Care 21 Report: the future of unpaid care in Scotland

Author:
SCOTLAND. Scottish Executive
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Executive
Publication year:
2006
Pagination:
17p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

The Executive commissioned this report in recognition of the contribution which unpaid carers make to the provision and quality of care in Scotland. Unpaid care is likely to grow in importance as people live longer and receive more care at home. The study was commissioned to help the Executive  consider the main factors which need to shape the development and funding of services so that they can best support the contribution of unpaid carers over the next 10 years.

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Carer

The Journal of the Carers' National Association.

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NHS carer information strategies: draft guidance

Author:
SCOTLAND. Scottish Executive. Health Department
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Executive
Publication year:
2004
Pagination:
33p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh
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One in eight care

Author:
SCOTLAND. Scottish Executive
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Executive
Publication year:
2003
Pagination:
6p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh
Journal article

Charge card

Author:
HOLMES Frances
Journal article citation:
Health Service Journal, 21.11.96, 1996, p.27.
Publisher:
Emap Healthcare

Carers need peace of mind when having a break from the person they care for. The author describes an innovatory emergency alert card which shoulders some of the burden.

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The invisible carers

Author:
GLENDENNING C.
Journal article citation:
New Society, 13.5.88, 1988, pp.26-27.

Informal carers and the lack of financial support to them.

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Caring for the carers? - experiences of carers in Brighton

Author:
CARE FOR THE CARERS
Publisher:
Care for the Carers
Publication year:
1986
Pagination:
33p.
Place of publication:
Lewes
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Left to care alone

Author:
WRIGHT Fay D
Publisher:
Gower
Publication year:
1986
Pagination:
205p., tables, bibliog.
Place of publication:
London
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Support networks in a caring community: research and policy, fact and fiction: papers presented at an international conference

Editor:
YODER J.A.
Publisher:
Martinus Nijhoff
Publication year:
1985
Pagination:
245p.,tables,diag,bibliog.
Place of publication:
Dordrecht

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