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IASP Global Year against Pain in the Most Vulnerable

September 11 , 2019
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The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) has made 2019 their ‘Global Year against Pain in the Most Vulnerable’. The groups included in IASP’s Global Year against Pain in the Most Vulnerable are: older persons (including pain in dementia), infants and young children, individuals with ...

Transcript – Programme 66: Not a Burden

March 18 , 2015
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The challenges facing young people in caring roles and ways to support them To listen to this programme, please click here. Prefer a PDF?Download Friends don’t always understand, they don’t get out much and they’re faced with daunting responsibilities, but they wouldn’t change a thing about their families. So say ...

Airing Pain 66: Not a Burden

March 18 , 2015
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The challenges facing young people in caring roles and ways to support them This edition is funded by a grant from the Dorothy Howard Charitable Trust. Friends don’t always understand, they don’t get out much and they’re faced with daunting responsibilities, but they wouldn’t change a thing about their ...

Airing Pain 60: Pain in the Family: Young adults 2 of 2

July 01 , 2014
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How pain affects the relationship between adults and young people and tips from a family therapist This edition has been funded by the City of Edinburgh Council and NHS Lothian’s Self-directed Support Innovation Fund. In the second of our two programmes focusing on young carers for people in pain, ...

Airing Pain 59: Pain in the Family: Young adults 1 of 2

June 17 , 2014
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The experiences of young people whose family is affected by pain and a campaign to help improve their lives This edition has been funded by the City of Edinburgh Council and NHS Lothian’s Self-directed Support Innovation Fund. Lost childhood, financial burden, emotional turmoil and guilt – these are some ...

Pain Concern secures grant for Young Adult Carers project

June 17 , 2014
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The impact of pain on the family is "neglected". Lost childhood, financial burden, emotional turmoil and guilt – these are some of the challenges facing family members who care for people in pain on top of the caring itself. Caring for someone in pain can be especially ...

Expert support for young carers

June 09 , 2014
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Are you caring for a parent, brother or sister, or other relative who has chronic pain? If so, you are not alone. According to 2011 census data from 2011 there were 177,918 young unpaid carers (5 to 17-years-old) in England and Wales. In Scotland, 100,000 young people are ...

Pain Concern Carer Community

May 20 , 2014
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Pain Concern has set up a forum for young adult carers across the UK. Based in the Lothian region, the Pain Concern Carer Community is a forum for young adult carers to discuss, share information, and keep up with news in the pain community. With close links to our ...

New campaign to support young carers

January 24 , 2014
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Pain Concern was at the launch of a really important campaign to support young carers on January 23. Care. Fair. Share. aims to get a fairer deal for Scotland’s estimated 100,000 young carers – equal to ten percent of the school-age population. As the annual National Campaign ...

Airing Pain 49: The Impact of Pain on Society

December 06 , 2013
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Talking to representatives from a variety of pain organisations, including the Trigeminal Neuralgia Association, about the wide-reaching impact that pain has on society This edition has been funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. Christine Johnston heads to Brussels to investigate the impact that pain has on society ...

Airing Pain 18: Growing Older with Pain

May 24 , 2011
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How to improve pain management for older people, and living with lower back pain Pain has often been seen as an inevitable part of getting older. Airing Pain listened in to a panel of experts at a ‘Growing Old with Pain: Innovation, Creativity and Development’ conference in Edinburgh to hear ...
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