Giles Meyer, CEO of Carers Trust, said: "For one fleeting moment today we thought the Chancellor had remembered unpaid carers in his Budget. Sadly, it was just that: a moment."
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.
Carers Trust and The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) have today published a new guide to improve the medical care of people with dementia by improving the involvement of their carers.
Professionals whose job brings them into regular contact with unpaid carers are being asked to encourage them to get a free flu jab this winter as part of Carers Trust’s ‘Flu Jabs for Carers’ campa