Care Provision within Families and its Socio-Economic Impact on Care Providers: Policy Briefing

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Publication details

DatePublished - 2009
PublisherSocial Policy Research Unit
Number of pages10
Place of PublicationUniversity of York, York
Original languageEnglish
ISBN (Print)9781903959138


Across Europe family members provide by far the largest amount of care for older, disabled and chronically ill people, family care is essential for the sustainability of many countries' long-term care arrangements. This study provides up-to-date evidence from across the European Union on the numbers and characteristics of carers and the consequences of caring.

    Research areas

  • funding issues, family, carers, comparative research, ill/disabled children, care for adults, funding, care for older people


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