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Children caring for parents with mental illness: Perspectives of young carers, parents and professionals

Jo Aldridge

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344007
eISBN:
9781447301776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344007.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Little is known about the experiences of children living in families affected by severe and enduring mental illness. This book provides an in-depth study of children and young people caring for ... More


Coming to care: The work and family lives of workers caring for vulnerable children

Julia Brannen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348500
eISBN:
9781447301882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348500.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book contributes to the understanding of care and care work in children's services in Britain in the early twenty-first century. It provides insights into the factors that influence why people ... More


Cultures of care: Biographies of carers in Britain and the two Germanies

Prue Chamberlayne

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341662
eISBN:
9781447302018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341662.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book explores the experiences of informal home carers in the different welfare systems of the former West Germany and East Germany, and Britain. It is innovative in using a biographical case ... More


Citizenship and care for people with dementia: values and approaches

Tula Brannelly

in Care, community and citizenship: Research and practice in a changing policy context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348715
eISBN:
9781447301608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter presents findings from a study examining how care is negotiated between people with dementia, their lay carers, and professional carers, namely community psychiatric nurses and social ... More


Parental mental illness and young caring: research and prevalence

Jo Aldridge and Saul Becker

in Children caring for parents with mental illness: Perspectives of young carers, parents and professionals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344007
eISBN:
9781447301776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344007.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews the relevant and available literature, medical and social research, and child protection and contemporary young carers' studies. It reviews some of the early medical ... More


Children’s experiences of caring for parents with severe and enduring mental illness

Jo Aldridge and Saul Becker

in Children caring for parents with mental illness: Perspectives of young carers, parents and professionals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344007
eISBN:
9781447301776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344007.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents the perspectives of children caring for parents with severe and enduring mental illness. It discusses the representation of young carers; factors mediating the onset of care by ... More


The role and responsibilities of professionals: services and support for young carers and parents with mental illness

Jo Aldridge and Saul Becker

in Children caring for parents with mental illness: Perspectives of young carers, parents and professionals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344007
eISBN:
9781447301776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344007.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter looks at the role of professionals and their relationships and interventions with parents and young carers. It argues that, to understand why and how children care for parents with ... More


Towards a systemic approach: ways forward and conclusions

Jo Aldridge and Saul Becker

in Children caring for parents with mental illness: Perspectives of young carers, parents and professionals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344007
eISBN:
9781447301776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344007.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the findings in this book and locates them in a broader context of how professionals might identify and respond to the needs of parents with mental illness and children who may ... More


Setting the scene

Julia Brannen, June Statham, Ann Mooney, and Michaela Brockmann

in Coming to care: The work and family lives of workers caring for vulnerable children

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348500
eISBN:
9781447301882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348500.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter sets out the focus of the book, namely the work and family lives of people who provide care for ‘vulnerable’ children and young people. It focuses on four groups of workers: (i) ... More


Carers and employment in a work-focused welfare state

Hilary Arksey and Peter A. Kemp

in Cash and care: Policy challenges in the welfare state

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348562
eISBN:
9781447301615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348562.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter explores the interaction between paid employment and informal caregiving in Britain. The first section examines the risk of informal caring in Britain today, its implications for ... More


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