Focus on Hidden Carers in Kent

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Report title 
Focus on Hidden Carers in Kent
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Kent
Date of publication 
Thursday, 1 March, 2018
Date evidence capture began 
Thursday, 1 March, 2018
Date evidence capture finished 
Thursday, 1 March, 2018
Type of report 
Report
Key themes 
Access
Consent to care and treatment
Cost of services
Health inequalities
Health promotion
Holistic support
Information providing
Lifestyle and wellbeing
Quality of care
Support
Other information of note about this report 
Carers
Healthwatch reference number 
Rep-6766

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
Not known
Primary research method used 
User stories
How was the information collected? 
Outreach
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced? 
N/A

Details of health and care services included in the report

Secondary care services 
Day care
Social care services 
Adult social care
Assessment
Children services
Day care (social care services)
Home care / domiciliary care
Community services 
Other

Details about conditions and diseases

Types of disabilities 
Not known
Types of long term conditions 
Not known
What type of pregnancy or maternity themes are included in the report 
N/A

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
158
Age group 
Not known
Gender 
Not known
Ethnicity 
Not known
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 
N/A
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 
Negative

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
No
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? 
Yes
What type of impact was determined? 
Implied Impact

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.