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On-line information and registration with services: patterns of support for carers in England

Manthorpe, Jill, Moriarty, Joanna, Cornes, Michelle, Hussein, Shereen, Lombard, Daniel (2013) On-line information and registration with services: patterns of support for carers in England. Working with Older People, 17 (3). pp. 117-124. ISSN 1366-3666. (doi:10.1108/WWOP-04-2013-0007) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:68340)

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Abstract

Purpose – The paper aims to ascertain how local authorities and other services are responding to central

Design/methodology/approach – A web-based audit of local authority public information for carers was

Findings – A small minority of local authority web sites mention that they operated Carers’ Registers.

to emergency card registration. Some use online information as a communication channel. Overall local

conclude that growth in the collection of information by primary care services in England risks duplicating

minimise confusion and make optimal use of carers’ information. Carers should not have to navigate

such as some older carers.

possible that the web sites we interrogated were atypical, although we did take steps to prevent this.

of material that is publicly available

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1108/WWOP-04-2013-0007
Additional information: Unmapped bibliographic data: M3 - Article [Field not mapped to EPrints] U2 - 10.1108/WWOP-04-2013-0007 [Field not mapped to EPrints] JO - Working with Older People [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled keywords: Carers, Carers registers, Carers services, Online information, Local authorities
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/68340 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Hussein, Shereen: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7946-0717
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