Country: GreeceLanguage: EnglishName of resource: HELP WANTED? PROVIDING AND PAYING FOR LONG-TERM CARE © OECD 2011Format: Policies to Support Family CarersTarget group: family carersPurpose of the resource: information/awarenessCopyright: © OECD 2011Download the resource: https://www.gerolib.gr/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=1033:politikes-yposthrixhs-gia-toys-atypoys-frontistes&Itemid=212&lang=el
Providing support for young carers and accessible information on the illness
Communication with family and friends is key – listen to your loved ones about the support they need.
The negative impacts of caring must be considered, not only in families but also with all professionals working with carers.
It is important that primary care teams are aware of the problems that carers face, and practices are organised to identify carers, involve them in patient care where appropriate, and support them to maintain the caregiving situation.
Teaching staff need to be more aware of the rights of young carers.
Helping carers understand their rights under the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016.
Whatever challenges caring brings, Carers Scotland is here to support you.
Provides support and advice to young people in asking an adult for help.
Provides answers to questions young people may have on the disease, including what support is available for young carers.