Working With Carers

Supporting adults and young people who are caregivers

Published: 07/06/2021

Author: Research in Practice

To support Carers Week, we have made key learning resources focusing on the views and experiences of adults and young people who are caregivers open access, and brought together Research in Practice learning resources to support working with carers

Carers provide unpaid support to a person who is unwell, older, disabled or who experiences mental health difficulties, alcohol or other drug addiction. Experiences of caring will be unique to individual carers and the people they care for and ensuring that their views and experiences are heard and reflected within the work we do can support meaningful decision-making and service design.

To support work in this area, the research summaries on the experiences and views of adults and young people who are caregivers for someone in their household and Practice Tool on responding to the voice of older carers – building on what works will be open access until 13 June.

See more Research in Practice learning to support working with carers. Also read the latest blog on exploring how COVID-19 has impacted on equality and human rights for adults, carers and communities.

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Carers may care for a person who is ill, older, disabled or who experiences mental health difficulties or alcohol or other drug addiction. See Research in Practice learning to support working with carers.
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