144,137 members

Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

News

Unpaid carers need more support to cope with financial and emotional stress

 

Start sharing

If you've got news you'd like to share, let us know and we'll consider it for our news section.
 

Unpaid carers need more support to cope with financial and emotional stress

NICE has published new draft guidance to improve the wellbeing of adults who provide unpaid care for people over 16 years old.

It recommends what local authorities and health and social care practitioners can do to support carers. It includes advice for practitioners on identifying unpaid carers and directing them to the appropriate financial, social and emotional support. It also encourages carers to seek support from their employers. More....