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.
Speaking in response to Jeremy Corbyn’s announcement today that Labour would increase carers allowance by 17%, Gail Scott-Spicer, CEO of Carers Trust, said:
New data from Carers Trust reveals more than half the nation isn't geared up to care for their family or friends, nor have they considered what would happen if they needed to be cared for.
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