Pushed to the Edge: over 90% of unpaid carers feel ignored by the Government

In the News 9 February 2022

Findings published in February 2022 from a Carers Trust survey of over 1,550 unpaid carers across the UK provide alarming evidence of a deep-rooted failure by successive governments to understand and meet the basic support needs of millions of people struggling to provide unpaid care for a family member or friend.

Carers Trust calls on Government to develop a new UK Strategy for Carers to improve support for the ‘cared-for’ and increase support for carers themselves, including access to respite breaks & reform to the Carers Allowance.

Read more here: https://carers.org/our-social-care-campaign/carers-trust-social-care-survey-findings-2022