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1

How many carers are currently in the UK?

6.5 million

2

How many carers are there predicted to be by 2037?

9 million

3

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

4

How many people will be care givers at one point in their life?

3 in 5

5

How many people provide over fifty hours of unpaid care per week?

1.4 million

6

What percentage of cares receive the Disability Living Allowance as a result of their own disability or health?

27%

7

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

8

What is multi morbidity?

The co-existence of two or more long term conditions in an individual

9

When should an anticipatory care plan be done?

Any point in life that seems appropriate

10

What factors need to be considered when planning an anticipatory care plan?

Legal - welfare power of attorney

Medical - DNACPR

Personal - wishes, next of kin etc.