“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.
Carers Trust warns that unpaid carers are increasingly bridging a gap that the health and social care system cannot fill, at great personal cost.
New census figures highlight shocking numbers of young carers missing out on their childhoods.
The largest UK carers charity, Carers Trust, today welcomed new rights for adult carers but expressed serious concern about unequal rights for young carers and parent carers.
Carers Trust has just signed up as an official partner of the IIC Show, the trade & consumer event that actively promotes Inclusion, Independence and Choice for disabled people.