Formal services such as respite care can assist carers to continue to support care recipients at home. However, many carers do not take up these services. To date, studies examining the issue of service non-use have had to extrapolate from data about service users.
This project explores whether the propensity to take on informal care roles (for people who are frail aged or have disability or long term health problems) is changing/will change over time with cohort/generational and other societal and social policy changes.
This project involves a literature review and stakeholder consultation on child protection and respectful relationships education and best practice in school settings, to be conducted between November 2015 and March 2016.
The project aims to provide a systematic and integrated review of available evidence on the extent and severity of child poverty and hardship (including health-related deficiencies), an analysis of past policies to assess their impact on the well-being of children, recommendation of ways in which
Having a child with a disability can place significant stress on families. It may negatively affect a family’s working, social and home life as well as their financial security (Dowling and Dolan, 2001: 21).