“Carers Trust welcomes the publication of the Committees’ joint report, and are pleased that the Committees share our concern that the proposals do not go far enough to support today’s young carers.
“Our evidence to the Committees highlighted that being a young carer is a risk factor to children and young people’s mental health.
Businessman Stuart Taylor has been appointed as the new chair of Carers Trust, the UK’s largest charity for unpaid carers.
Councils across England considering charging carers for support they receive are being urged to put carers’ wellbeing at the heart of their decision and continue to help them free of charge.
Carers Trust has today launched a toolkit which will help professionals to spot older carers in order to offer them the vital support they need.
Responding to the Engagement report from the NHS England Mental Health Taskforce