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Caring for Carers

Synopsis
Dramatic reconstructions are interspersed with carers talking frankly of their experiences in a programme aiming to share the skills developed by those already caring for people with mental illness. Covers: admission to hospital to stabilise and make an assessment; the role of the key nurse and other key workers; the care plan agreement; first returning home; the role of medication; dealing with difficult behaviour; suffering a relapse; recognising your own needs.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 42 min.
Year of production
1997
Availability
Sale; 1998 sale: £85.10 (+VAT inc. p&p)
Documentation
Accompanying information pack.
Uses
Those who care for relatives, mental health service providers, support groups and organisations for loaning to carers.
Subjects
Social welfare
Keywords
carers; community care; mental health

Sponsor

Name

Dorset Healthcare NHS Trust

Distributor

Name

CFL Vision

Email
euroview@compuserve.com
Web
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Phone
01937 541010
Fax
01937 541083
Address
PO Box 35
Wetherby LS23 7EX

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