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Equal Partners in Care (EPiC)

Equal Partners in Care (EPiC) is the national framework for workforce learning and development related to unpaid carers.

It comprises of a set of core principles which are based on outcomes for carers and young carers; these principles are;

  • Carers are identified
  • Carers are supported and empowered to manage their caring role
  • Carers are enabled to have a life outside of caring
  • Carers are free from disadvantage and discrimination related to their caring role
  • Carers are fully engaged in the planning of services
  • Carers are recognised and valued as equal partners in care