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East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust: Care Passport and the Guidelines for the Practice of Involving Carers

Care for the Carers logoCare for the Carers in East Sussex have a Carers Hospital Liaison Worker, Laura Rickaby, who works closely with East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust and East Sussex Adult Social Care.

The documents below have been produced to help ensure all staff are aware of carers' needs and involve them in discussions regarding care, treatment and discharge planning.

Support For Carers In Hospital (46 KB)
This document addresses the concerns a carer may have when the person they care for is in hospital.

Care Passport (38 KB)
In the 1990s, Care for the Carers devised the Care Passport to improve the communication between the carer and all staff involved in the temporary provision of care to their dependent.

Information Leaflet For Carers (38 KB)
This leaflet explains what a Care Passport is and sets out the guidelines for involving carers, developed by East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust.

Guidelines For The Practice Of Involving Carers (25 KB)
Administrative guidance notes on the guidelines for the practice of involving carers.

East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust is in the process of refreshing the Carers Policy; Guidelines for the Practice of Involving Carers.

Amended versions will be published when they become available.