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The law relating to carers differs across the UK and covers a huge range of issues.

In this section you will find more information about different Acts that may apply to carers

The Acts cover a wide range of issues that may affect you as a carer including working and learning, getting a carer's assessment and equality.

The Care Act - one year on

A year on from the introduction of the Care Act (on1 April 2015) our review showed that the new law had made little difference to England's unpaid carers.

Find out more about The Care Act - one year on. 

Next update due: February 2019