TITLE

COST AND VALUE OF CARERS

AUTHOR(S)
Cochrane, Carole
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Community Care;9/23/2010, Issue 1836, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the cost and value of being a carer in Great Britain. The unpaid carers reportedly provide the most care and support more than the National Health Service or other social services. A survey conducted by the Princess Royal Trust for Carers' finds that two-thirds of Carers have used all their savings to cover the costs of caring for somebody else. The excessive strain of caring causes widespread ill-health among carers from a higher incidence of stroke to mental health.
ACCESSION #
55495285

 

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