LG1 - Care: a Family Affair?

Tamsin Webb
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Tamsin Webb
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Flashcards on LG1 - Care: a Family Affair?, created by Tamsin Webb on 05/11/2015.

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Definition of care "an activity that people do in order to repair, support and/or maintain the physical, mental and emotional health and well-being of other people."
Definition of a carer "A carer spends a significant proportion of their life providing unpaid support to family or potentially friends. This could be caring for a relative, partner or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or substance misuse problems."
Benefits of family care Save Govt money - care would be unaffordable without family carers mutually beneficially - strengthen family bonds
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