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Social care practice with carers: What social care support is provided to family carers? What support do family carers want?

Moriarty, Jo and Manthorpe, Gillian Teresa and Cornes, Michelle and Hussein, Shereen (2014) Social care practice with carers: What social care support is provided to family carers? What support do family carers want? Project report. National Institute for Health Research, School for Social Care Research (KAR id:68331)

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Abstract

Most social care support for carers is delivered through the voluntary sector, although most councils still directly undertake carer assessments. Changes in commissioning and

websites, carers’ cafes and outreach workers, have been developed, although these rarely seem to be evaluated for their effectiveness. Identifying carers in need of

who refuses, social care support from their local authority. The Care Act 2014 has implications for the way that social care support to carers is delivered. Currently, carers caring for someone not meeting the eligibility criteria for social care support may have substantial or critical unmet needs of their own. Carers’ organisations argue that an

been assessed. Some local councils are working with local clinical commissioning groups on integrating support for carers, though these developments have yet

some concerns that the preferences of carers who simply want a regular and reliable break are not being properly met.

Item Type: Monograph (Project report)
Additional information: Unmapped bibliographic data: M3 - Commissioned report [Field not mapped to EPrints] BT - Social care practice with carers [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled keywords: CARERS, SOCIAL CARE, Care work
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Personal Social Services Research Unit
Depositing User: Shereen Hussein
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2018 11:49 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:56 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/68331 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Hussein, Shereen: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7946-0717
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