Quick guide: Supporting people who provide unpaid care for adults with health or social care needs

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A quick guide for social care practitioners

Published: April 2022

Carers are key members of the team around the person they support, but the role can significantly impact their life, health and wellbeing. Good quality, consistent support is vital to enable them to continue their caring role.

This quick guide, aimed at social care practitioners, highlights some of the ways this support can be provided. These include offering training and advice, support to remain in work, training or education, and regular breaks.