Caregivers

Alternate Term Label:
Carers
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Briefing paper

Adult social care and COVID-19: assessing the policy response in England so far

This briefing reviews national government policies on adult social care in England during the first phase of the COVID-19 pandemic – from January to the end of May 2020.
Report

The value of informal care in 2020

Informal, unpaid carers provide care to others in need of assistance or support, and are usually friends or family of the person in need. This report estimates the total value of informal care provided in Australia today and examines the implications of demographic trends and...
Report

Young carer research project: summary of findings

Young carers are resilient in navigating life’s challenges and gain a range of valuable skills and qualities through caring for others, according to this research report by Carers NSW.
Report

Care fit for carers

This report provides new evidence on the experience of the healthcare workforce during COVID-19 to date – from IPPR/YouGov polling of healthcare workers and the general public; an IPPR consultation; and from literature review.
Report

Social care for adults aged 18–64

This analysis, produced before the COVID-19 pandemic, explores the social care needs of adults aged 18–64. The debate about social care reform is often focused on issues facing older people, but younger adults are a large and growing part of the adult social care system...
Guide

The dementia guide

The Dementia Guide is an important resource for any person impacted by any form of dementia, of any age. The guide can help anyone learn about dementia and the treatments, support and services available.
Report

Carers' strategy action plan 2019-2023

The latest Carers’ Strategy Action Plan is focused on improving the wellbeing of the one in 10 New Zealanders who care for a loved one with a disability, health condition, illness or injury.
Policy report

Relieving the burden of navigating health and social services for older adults and caregivers

Canada needs a dedicated strategy to reduce the burden of navigating health and social services for older Canadians and their caregivers. Currently, the onus is on patients and their families to navigate unintegrated and uncoordinated care systems. This poses challenges for equitable access to vital...
Report

Ageing parent carers of people with a disability

This report presents information on parents who care for people with a disability in Victoria, focusing on the issue of ageing.
Commentary

One in 10 Aussie kids care for someone with a disability or drug dependence – they need help at school

While current policies may be making a positive difference for some carers, the results in a recent study show there are more young carers than support services available for them.