Scottish household survey analytical topic report: Characteristics and experiences of unpaid carers in Scotland

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Unpaid carers make a vital contribution to our society, and need to be supported and recognised by the NHS and local authorities as partners in care provision. The aim of the current report is to provide an indication of which types of carers may be in particular need of support, and examine the demographic characteristics of carers. The report analysed responses to the Scottish Household Survey between 1999 and 2004.

Author: 
Dr Judith Harkins
Author: 
Anna Dudleston
Publisher: 
Dudleston-Harkins Social Research Ltd
Published: 
2006
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