“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.
Read our response to the recent Care Quality Commission's (CQC) next phase of regulation consultation and our eight recommendations.
Carers Trust today launches "Retirement on Hold", a new report which highlights some of the challenges the older population are facing. This report comes as part of our Speak up for older carers campaign.
Read our joint letter to the Telegraph (with Carers UK, Age UK and Independent Age) in response to comments by Care Minister David Mowat MP to the Communities and Local Government Select Committee on adult social care.
Young carers across the UK are in danger of not getting the most out of their education or fulfilling their life ambition because they are caring for a family member, a new Carers Trust survey reveals.