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Identifying, Involving and Supporting Carers in action

This section provides examples of Identifying, Involving and Supporting carers in your day to day role. 

Carers (Scotland) Act: NHSGGC’s role

Carers (Scotland) Act: what this means for NHSGGC physiotherapists

Carers (Scotland) Act within Surgical and Palliative Care

Documentation examples:

A requirement of the Act is that you evidence that you have Identified, Involved and Supported carers. To do this, the Record of Communication with Relatives and Carers document has been updated. This is a multi-disciplinary record that will be completed by all staff who have a conversation with relatives and carers. Download the following document  (pdf) to see some examples of good practice.

Real-time Right-time project 

NHSGGC Acute Assessment Unit in GRI used the real time feedback approach to make small changes to make a difference for patients and their families/carers.

You can find out more about this project here.