Adult carers: exploring their views and experiences of health and social careDownload (PDF 1.28MB)
Summary of report contentThis report was written by Healthwatch Blackburn and Darwen following a research project on adult carers. Questionnaires and face to face questionnaires were used. The report was published November, 2016. It is based on survey responses. A total of 83 people’s comments were captured. Overall people were negative about the challenges they faced as carers. There was often too little good quality support or advice available, despite the existence of a few notable groups. A set of recommendations has been made. No response from providers is attached.
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Adult carers: exploring their views and experiences of health and social care
Healthwatch Blackburn with Darwen
Date of publication
Tuesday, 1 November, 2016
Type of report
Communication between staff and patients
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Number of people who shared their views
All people 18 and over
Mixed / multiple ethnic groups
Does the information include public's views?
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views?
Does the information include staff's views?
Does the information include other people's views?
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views?
Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report?
Does the information contain a response from a provider?
Is there evidence of impact in the report?
Is there evidence of impact external to the report?