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Approximately one in ten patients registered with a GP practice is likely to be a carer. Evidence shows that there’s a strong link between caring for someone and ill health. So it's important to identify carers and make sure they can access a range of support.Area of Care:I work in:
This resource is designed for services implementing the Triangle of Care, it is based on what has worked and what has prevented successful implementation in other organisations. It includes guidance, tips and good practice to guide professionals and carers.Area of Care:I work in:
Not enough carers are likely to be receiving the support they need or are entitled to. One of the main obstacles to carers getting the right support is identification – both self-identification and identification by health professionals.
The Carers’ Hub can be used in consultation with carers and local services as a tool to map local carer need and service provision.Area of Care:I work in:Location:
The Triangle of Care guide can be used across all mental health services, not only inpatient, and includes a universal self-assessment tool as well as guidance notes.I work in:
Carers Trust Wales and the Royal College of Nursing are delighted to have been able to explore an adaptation of the Triangle of Care to meet the needs of carers of people with dementia in acute hospitals in Wales.
This good practice guide, funded by Welsh Government, is designed to be used by regional partnership boards, local authorities, local health boards and third sector organisations in Wales to support the identification and commissioning of good services for unpaid carers.Area of Care:Outcomes:Location:
As the number of mental health providers working to embed the Triangle of Care standards in their organisation continues to grow, Carers Trust felt it was important to offer some recognition of this work and developed the Triangle of Care membership scheme.Area of Care:I work in: