The following publications have been produced by The Trust with various partners, covering key areas and issues relating to caring.
A Systematic Review of Interventions for Carers in the UK: Outcomes and Explanatory Evidence
A systematic review of the research evidence on carer support by Elizabeth Victor, PhD researcher at the School of Sociology and Social Policy, The University of Nottingham.
Annual Review 2005-2006 (1.0 MB)
Download our annual review for 2005 - 2006
Best Practice, Better Practices – A New Deal for Carers in Primary Care (0.9 MB)
This report builds on and up-dates the research and evaluation of primary care initiatives carried out in 2003 for the publication Primary Carers – identifying and providing support to carers in primary care and presents the findings from three demonstration projects across England. The work forms part of a Primary Care Project funded by GlaxoSmithKline and managed by The Princess Royal Trust for Carers.
Carers Health Survey (92 KB)
The findings of a major research study that was conducted to look into the health of carers across the country.
Carers in Practice - RCGP
A Good Practice Guide, Supporting Carers: An action guide for general practitioners and their teams, was launched on 22 October 2008. Jointly developed by the RCGP and The Princess Royal Trust for Carers, this self-assessment toolkit is designed so that Primary Care Teams can measure themselves against agreed criteria for the services they provide for patients and their carers, particularly focusing on teamwork and practice organisation.
Carers Speak Out Project Findings (375 KB)
Complete findings from the largest ever consultation of carers.
Carers Speak Out Project Findings (Summary) (114 KB)
A summary of the above report.
Consultation with Carers - Good Practice Guide (2.0 MB)
A comprehensive guide on how to consult with carers.
Consultation with Carers - Good Practice Guide (Summary) (370 KB)
A summary of the above report.
Eight Hours a Day and Taken for Granted (39 KB)
A survey of carers that was conducted through The Trust's network of carers' centres.
Improving Health Services for Carers: Executive Summary (716 KB)
This document summarises the work being done by The Trust to improve health services for carers.
Primary Carers - Identifying and providing support to carers in Primary Care (185 KB)
This report investigates in detail the relationship between carers and primary care.
Primary Carers - Identifying and providing support to carers in Primary Care (Summary) (32 KB)
This is the summary of the above report, investigating the relationship between carers and primary care.
Putting People First without putting carers second
This report, launched on 26 February 2009, was produced jointly by The Princess Royal Trust for Carers and Crossroads Caring for Carers. It looks at how carers, and the services that support them, are responding to the personalisation agenda.
Quality Standards for Adult and Young Carers' Services - A Guide for Implementing (0.9 MB)
Copies cost £20 plus VAT, which includes postage and packing. To order your copy of The Princess Royal Trust for Carers Quality Standards for Adult and Young Carers' Services - A Guide for Implementing, email Ruth Clark at email@example.com
The Scottish Young Carers Festival Report 2008 (333 KB)
This report provides a summary of the development of the first ever Scottish Young Carers Festival that took place on the 13th and 14th of September 2008 and the consultation that took place during the festival.
Seven and a Half Minutes is not Enough (71 KB)
A good practice guide for Carers Support Workers and GPs.
Supported to Care: research report (1.0 MB)
'Supported to Care? Carer’s Views on Services' was a study funded by Scottish Government with the aims of exploring the quality of support services carers received, how they helped improve the carers' life and to identify gaps in existing provision.
Supported to Care: Scottish research summary (22 KB)
Summary of the Supported to Care study
Trustees Report And Consolidated Financial Statement 08 (1.6 MB)
The Trustees Report and Consolidated Financial Statement for the year ending 31 March 2008
Trustees Report & Financial Statements (387 KB)
The Trustees Report and Financial Statements for the year ending 31 March 2006
Young Carers Good Practice Guide (424 KB)
A good practice guide for professionals working with young carers.
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