According to a new poll, there are hundreds of thousands of unpaid carers in Scotland who are suffering from mental health problems and struggling to keep their jobs.
Feelings of isolation are commonly experienced by carers and Macmillan's Befriending schemes are set up to tackle this. They link carers with volunteers to provide one-to-one friendship and emotional support, information and advice.
A collaboration between UTA and the city of Arlington using an underground robot to view sewer mains has now spread to a neighboring city.
Keith Martin, 42, a 58-stone man who is believed to be the world’s fattest person, has revealed he is tended to by seven carers a day, costing an estimated £50,000 a year to the taxpayer.
Researchers at the University of Melbourne have developed a program that could help health-carers reduce by up to 30% the number of falls incurred by patients while in hospital.
People who have abused a vulnerable adult in their care will be effectively banned from working in a care position ever again.
Psychoeducation should be routinely offered to family members of schizophrenia patients as early as possible following diagnosis, findings from a mixed-method systematic review indicate.
A new analysis taken from a global survey of 3,086 carers has cast new light on the struggles carers in the UK face today. The analysis reveals the majority of caregivers in the UK are relatively new to caring, with most taking care of someone for five years or less, furthermore, the data reveals 34% are millennials (between the ages of 18 – 34).