Informal care in the Western Health Board: a story of carers, people receving care and non-carers

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/251235
Title:
Informal care in the Western Health Board: a story of carers, people receving care and non-carers
Authors:
O'Neill, Siobhan; Evans, David
Publisher:
Western Health Board (WHB)
Issue Date:
9-Dec-1999
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/251235
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
Informal care in the community is widely believed to be the best option for people who cannot manage on their own. The need for carers to support Western Health Board services is likely to increase in the future due to changing social and demographic trends. It is therefore important that the Western Health Board facilitate and support carers, and ensure that adequate care is provided. At present there is little information regarding the use of carers, the type of activities they undertake, and their needs. It was therefore felt that a comprehensive study of the level, extent and nature of carer assistance in the Western Health Board was necessary. It was also considered important that those receiving informal care be consulted to assess their levels of satisfaction with the quality of care they receive. Members of the public who were not carers were also asked about their attitudes to informal care and their preferences
Keywords:
CARERS; COMMUNITY CARE

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorO'Neill, Siobhanen_GB
dc.contributor.authorEvans, Daviden_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-11-06T21:56:06Z-
dc.date.available2012-11-06T21:56:06Z-
dc.date.issued1999-12-09-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/251235-
dc.descriptionInformal care in the community is widely believed to be the best option for people who cannot manage on their own. The need for carers to support Western Health Board services is likely to increase in the future due to changing social and demographic trends. It is therefore important that the Western Health Board facilitate and support carers, and ensure that adequate care is provided. At present there is little information regarding the use of carers, the type of activities they undertake, and their needs. It was therefore felt that a comprehensive study of the level, extent and nature of carer assistance in the Western Health Board was necessary. It was also considered important that those receiving informal care be consulted to assess their levels of satisfaction with the quality of care they receive. Members of the public who were not carers were also asked about their attitudes to informal care and their preferencesen_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherWestern Health Board (WHB)en_GB
dc.subjectCARERSen_GB
dc.subjectCOMMUNITY CAREen_GB
dc.titleInformal care in the Western Health Board: a story of carers, people receving care and non-carersen_GB
dc.typeReporten
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