Carers of the over-65s: A local perspective

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Report title 
Carers of the over-65s: A local perspective
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Croydon
Date of publication 
Friday, 1 July, 2016
Date evidence capture began 
Thursday, 7 April, 2016
Date evidence capture finished 
Friday, 10 June, 2016
Type of report 
Other
Public opinion
Key themes 
Discharge
Other information of note about this report 
Carers
Healthwatch reference number 
HWREP-000678

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
No
Primary research method used 
Focus group
How was the information collected? 
Engagement Event

Details of health and care services included in the report

Primary care services 
Community pharmacy
GP practice
Secondary care services 
Discharge lounge
Social care services 
Assessment
Home care / domiciliary care
Nursing care home
Residential care home

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
46
Age group 
All people over the age of 65
Does the information include public's views? 
No
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
Yes
Does the information include staff's views? 
No
Types of health and care professionals engaged 
All care professionals
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 
Mixed

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
Yes
Does the information contain a response from a provider? 
No
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
No
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 
No

Network Impact
Relationships that exist locally, regionally, nationally have benefited from the work undertaken in the report
 
Implied Impact
Where it is implied that change may occur in the future as a result of Healthwatch work. This can be implied in a provider  response, press release or other source. Implied impact can become tangible impact once change has occurred.
 
Tangible Impact
There is evidence of change that can be directly attributed to Healthwatch work undertaken in the report.