Carers Trust and Rank are delighted to announce an extension of their hugely successful seven year funding partnership into 2022.
How unpaid carers are being supported through the pandemic in Blackburn and Darwen.
The Carers Centre for Brighton and Hove thanks customers of Mecca and Grosvenor Casinos for supporting local unpaid carers through lockdown.
Carers Trust President, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, has launched a special new fund which aims to provide small grants to approximately 30,000 exhausted unpaid carers so they can take a much-needed break from the constant demands of their caring role.
Carers Trust and young carers are calling on employers across the UK to recognise the special skills young people with caring responsibilities develop as part of their caring role, and how employers can do more to support young carers in bringing these skills to the workplace.
On Young Carers Action Day (16 March 2021), Carers Trust is calling on governments across the UK to commit to developing new cross-cutting action plans to protect the futures of children and young people with caring responsibilities.
On Young Carers Action Day (16 March 2021), Carers Trust Scotland is calling on Scottish Government to commit to developing a new cross-cutting National Action Plan to protect the futures of children and young people with caring responsibilities.
Today’s failure by the government to raise Carer’s Allowance in line with the £20 top-up to Universal Credit will plunge even more carers into financial hardship. Carers Trust responds to today’s Budget Statement by the Chancellor.
Carers Trust Scotland and The Open University in Scotland have joined forces to help improve support to thousands of student carers in Scotland, who are studying alongside providing unpaid care for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems.
Carers Trust will use the money to help thousands of exhausted, unpaid carers access much-needed respite services and breaks from their round-the-clock caring roles.
Through the new Covid-19 Support Fund, Carers Trust will work closely with Carers UK and our Network Partners to deliver meaningful change for unpaid carers.