Care a family affair. who cares? What do family carers do? what is meant by care in the family context? and why does it matter?
what is it like to experience care within families?
where is the boundary between carers and ordinary family members?
what demands do care relationships place on people?
2 ANN AND ANGUS
2.1 Ann does not see herself as a carer just doing her duty
2.2 Zoe Ann's daughter thinks Angus is taking mum's attention away from her
2.3 Angus not seeing himself as needing care
2.4 Bob, Ann's husband does not like Angus, was worried for Ann when they nearly fell down the stairs
2.5 Ann's friend has to point out to Ann that she IS a carer to Angus
2.6 Ann eventually seeks help from social services
2.7 Help is eventually given for 2 hours per day and regular respite care