New research reveals that over one third of young people aged 11-18 in Great Britain who give up time to care for someone they live with are experiencing widespread problems with their mental wellbeing.
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.