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1

What is formal care?

Care that is provided by statutory and private services such as hospitals, GP surgeries and the local authority

2

What is informal care?

Support given by individuals who are not paid to do it and who are not usually professionally trained care workers

3

Name two categories of informal care

Friends, family and neighbours
Voluntary groups

4

Name 2 volunteer groups that support individuals

Age UK
Empower Me
MENCAP
Salvation Army
Samaritans