Carers

Includes information about the needs of the UK's estimated 6.1m carers, and how the cultural sector is working to meet these.

  • Work with Carers

    May 06, 2015

    This is a summary of Southend Libraries' work with carers, provided by Simon Wallace in response to an enquiry (and reproduced here with kind permission)."Southend's demographic, and proximity to London, means as a retirement area approximately 10% of the town are Carers (17,000) so it is potentially a huge audience for… more

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  • In sickness and in health

    June 21, 2012

    This report by Carers UK, and published in 2012, includes "the findings of the survey of nearly 3,400 carers and their experiences. It concludes with recommendations from the eight charity partners and a call to action for the four governments of the UK."In sickness and in health… more

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  • Library Services and Carers

    February 08, 2011

    This paper (collated by Simon Wallace in 2011 from responses from UK library services) includes examples of work by library services with carers.Library Services and Carers… more

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