Paper looking in some detail at the evidence for psychosocial support as an effective method of support for family carers caring for a family member with dementia.
Report of a study carried out to determine carers views on the quality of existing support services, provide evidence of how existing support services make carers lives easier from the carers perspective and uncover gaps in existing service provision for carers.
Document providing guidance to agencies engaged in children's services on the planning and delivery of short breaks, including breaks from caring and emergency crisis support.
Document setting out the minimum national standards service users can expect from services providing short break and respite care for adults.
Report of a study which looked into the experiences, views and attitudes of older family carers who are living with and caring for adult relatives with learning disabilities with a view to finding out how local services can be more responsive to this group.
Report of a study which investigated interventions designed to support carers with a view to discovering what is known about the outcomes of interventions for carers and the explanatory evidence which exists about how interventions support carers and the contextual factors which influence outcomes.
Booklet providing information and advice to help parents and families with learning disabled children cope successfully with their caring responsibilities.
Report of a study which examined the nature and provision of care by nurses and allied health professionals to children and young people with complex needs across Scotland.
Information was gathered from workforce development plans and a survey of practitioners to build up a picture of where children and young people receive care, the knowledge and skills required to provide that care and the challenges facing services.
Booklet providing information and advice on all aspects of caring for those new to the role of carer for a family member or friend.
Report looking into the challenges local councils and health trusts face in making personalisation a reality for carers and those they care for. It also identifies a variety of solutions already in place to meet these challenges, often involving partnerships between voluntary sector carers' services, councils and the NHS.