What carers say they want from GP practices
To be identified and registered as a carer
Have their holistic needs addressed and understood – be seen as an individual
For the practice to demonstrate its understanding of carers needs and promote support for carers
For the practice to make services more accessible to carers. Practices could consider allowing flexible and double appointments where possible
For the practice to communicate clearly and keep carers informed – share information use the carers expert knowledge
For the practice to demonstrate they are genuinely carer aware and understand the expertise of the carer in providing care.