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.
Responding to today’s official launch of the NHS Long Term Plan, CEO of Carers Trust, Giles Meyer, said:
We welcome commitments to unpaid carers in NHS England’s Long-Term Plan.
Speaking today in response to the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act, Kathryn Hill, Director of England at Carers Trust, said:
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."
“The CQC’s report echoes what we hear from unpaid carers about their experience of patchy and inconsistent health and social care services across England."