The five case studies, developed with carers, address five different situations where social work can offer input to carers. Each has information about the situation and case records, and highlights important topics that relate to that situation with relevant resources and tools.
Sandwich caring; Carers’ employment; Life course and whole family approaches; Assistive technology; Dementia
Mental health; Mental capacity, confidentiality and consent; Young carers; Young carers of parents with mental health problems; Young carers and education/ employment
Transition into a care home; Integrated work; Transitions for carers; Family complexity and conflict; Identity and sexuality
End of life; Living with dying; Bereavement support; Social isolation; Religion and spirituality
Michelle and Joel:,
Learning disability; Attachment; Risk enablement and independence; Older family carers; Ethnicity, culture and language