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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 (on the 1 April 2015) our review shows that the new law has made little difference to England's unpaid carers.

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

Next update due: September 2018