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.
Following today’s report from the Care Quality Commission ‘Issues affecting the delivery of good home care services’, Carers Trust CEO Thea Stein said:
Below, is a copy of our open letter to David Cameron, published today in Total Politics...
Dear Mr Cameron,
Following the Secretary of State for Health’s announcement of a £75,000 cap on social care costs, Carers Trust CEO Thea Stein said:
Carers Trust, the largest charity for carers, welcomes the announcement by the Prime Minister today of an increase in funding for dementia research, at the G8 Dementia Summit.