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Highlighting content to mark Carers Week (18-24 June 2012)

To mark Carers Week 2012 (18–24 June 2012) we would like to share with you some papers published across our Health and Social Care collection of journals that highlight some of the particular needs and views of carers.

 We have made these papers available free of charge for you to access until 29 June 2012 and we hope that these are of interest.


presents the viewpoint of a family carer of a young man with autism.

This is taken from our journal .


gives the views of people living with dementia and their carers on skills that need to be developed in the caring workforce.



describes the challenges and rewards of service user and carer involvement in clinical psychology training as experienced in one training centre.



provides knowledge on the satisfaction of volunteers in a unique community-based program serving older adults.



These papers are all taken from Emerald’s Health and Social Care Collection of journals. Content includes carer and service user views across our areas of coverage, which include intellectual/learning disabilities, mental health and older people.

Further information and a list of all titles available in our Health & Social Care collection of journals is available at:

For queries about any of these journals please contact the Publisher or Assistant Publisher at Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Jo Sharrocks


Tel: +44 (0)1274 785141

E-mail: [email protected]


Emma Steele

Assistant Publisher

Tel +44 (0)1274 515605

E-mail: [email protected]