NICE draft guidance on Supporting adult carers (August 2019)

NICE has published new draft guidance to improve the wellbeing of adults who provide unpaid care for people over 16 years old.

It recommends what local authorities and health and social care practitioners can do to support carers. It includes advice for practitioners on identifying unpaid carers and directing them to the appropriate financial, social and emotional support. It also encourages carers to seek support from their employers: