1.5. Outline how informal care contributes to service provision

Qualification: Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health and Social Care
Unit: 1.1: Understand the range of service provision and roles with health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
Learning outcome: 1. Know the range of service provision available in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
Assessment criteria: 1.5. Outline how informal care contributes to service provision

  • Informal care is care provided by family/friends/neighbours/community etc.
  • Reduces some of the burden on statutory services
  • Makes vulnerable people feel less isolated
  • Helps vulnerable people with day-to-day living tasks (e.g. shopping, cleanting etc.)
  • Not paid for

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