Half spend over four hours a day caring for family – the equivalent of a whole week.
Nearly three quarters (72 per cent) of young carers feel lonely during the summer holidays, according to worrying new research¹ released today by Action for Children and Carers Trust.
Carers Trust welcomes Nick Clegg’s proposal that unpaid carers caring for more than 35h hours per week will receive an annual bonus.
Despite saving the country billions of pounds, young people who provide unpaid care for friends and family are often left struggling at college and university without the support they need.
Every school and college in the UK is being urged to take part in the first ever Young Carers Awareness Day this Friday (June 13).
It’s a well-known fact that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but a new survey commissioned by national charity Carers Trust shows that 56% of Britons surveyed who eat breakfast on a