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."
Half spend over four hours a day caring for family – the equivalent of a whole week.