Chapter 6. Preparing and Supporting Informal Carers

  1. Rebecca Jester
  1. Rebecca Jester

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470775028.ch6

Advancing Practice in Rehabilitation Nursing

Advancing Practice in Rehabilitation Nursing

How to Cite

Jester, R. (2008) Preparing and Supporting Informal Carers, in Advancing Practice in Rehabilitation Nursing (ed R. Jester), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470775028.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125086

Online ISBN: 9780470775028

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Keywords:

  • informal carers;
  • legislation;
  • general house survey;
  • disabled children;
  • specialist nurses

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Demographics of Informal Carers

  • An Overview of Uk Legislation Regarding Health and Social Services' Responsibilities to Informal Carers

  • Positive and Negative Aspects of Informal Caring (Psychological, Social, Economic and Physical Aspects)

  • The Role of Specialist Nurses in Coordinating and Leading the Support and Preparation of Informal Carers

  • Conclusions

  • References