Flashcards in Aging Not So Well Deck (10)
How many carers are currently in the UK?
How many carers are there predicted to be by 2037?
Describe the turnover of carer roles per year
About 2.1 people become new cares where the same number find their responsibilities come to an end
How many people will be care givers at one point in their life?
3 in 5
How many people provide over fifty hours of unpaid care per week?
What percentage of cares receive the Disability Living Allowance as a result of their own disability or health?
What are some of the impacts of caring?
Drop in income
Cut back on food/essesntials
Financial circumstances affect health
Loss of relationships with friends
What is multi morbidity?
The co-existence of two or more long term conditions in an individual
When should an anticipatory care plan be done?
Any point in life that seems appropriate