Carers mental and physical health

ESSS Outline

Evidence summary that provides an overview of carers mental and physical health, with additional focus on finances and employment.

Making connections

Report of Making Connections conference, focused on partnership working with service user and carers in social work education – by Kerry Musselbrook

Keeping it Real

The Keeping It Real conference at Stirling University on 26 April 2017 celebrated Service User and Carer Involvement in Professional Education and the difference it makes.

This was about showcasing good practice, sharing ideas and future ambitions, and discussing key challenges.

Sara Hitchens spoke eloquently (see attached presentation), reflecting back on the first national conference at Stirling University in 2013 (Real Lives: Real Difference) and the learning journey. She identified three essential ingredients for effective service user and carer involvement: