Half spend over four hours a day caring for family – the equivalent of a whole week.
Nearly three quarters (72 per cent) of young carers feel lonely during the summer holidays, according to worrying new research¹ released today by Action for Children and Carers Trust.
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.
Read Carers Trust's response to the Government's announcement of an extra £240 million for adult social care.