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Resources exploring the nature of needs of the cared for person, and the features of the care situation, are listed within the following 13 themes:

Acquired brain injury

Caring for people who have a form of acquired brain injury and caring for people who had a stroke. 


Caring associated with the needs of people with AIDS/HIV.


Caring for people who have cancer.

Caring for older people

Caring for older people, and the needs associated with ageing.

Complex needs

Caring for people who have multiple and/or complex care needs.


Caring during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Caring for people with dementia.

End of life

The particular caring needs and issues associated with end of life and palliative care.

Learning disability

Caring for people with a learning disability, and carers who have a learning disability.

Long term conditions

The particular care needs and issues for carers of people with chronic long term conditions.

Mental health

Caring for people with mental health needs, and the mental health needs of carers.

Nature of care

What caring involves – what care is provided.

Transitions in care arrangements

Caring for people  transferring between care settings, and the particular challenges associated with the transition.