To mark Carers Week 2012 (18–24 June 2012) we would like to share with you some papers published across our Health and Social Care collection of journals that highlight some of the particular needs and views of carers.
The long, silent scream (of a parent/carer) presents the viewpoint of a family carer of a young man with autism.
This is taken from our journal Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities.
Patients' and carers' views on dementia workforce skills gives the views of people living with dementia and their carers on skills that need to be developed in the caring workforce.
Now I have a voice: service user and carer involvement in clinical psychology training describes the challenges and rewards of service user and carer involvement in clinical psychology training as experienced in one training centre.
Experiences of volunteers serving older adults provides knowledge on the satisfaction of volunteers in a unique community-based program serving older adults.
These papers are all taken from Emerald’s Health and Social Care Collection of journals. Content includes carer and service user views across our areas of coverage, which include intellectual/learning disabilities, mental health and older people.
Further information and a list of all titles available in our Health & Social Care collection of journals is available at: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/collections/health-and-social-care.htm
For queries about any of these journals please contact the Publisher or Assistant Publisher at Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
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