A snapshot survey released by Carers Trust today, reveals a high proportion of infant young carers are regularly suffering from broken sleep in order to look after unwell family members.
With weeks to go until the National Assembly for Wales election in May, Carers Trust Wales is calling on political parties to listen to the voices of carers and build a Caring Wales.
The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act came into force on the 6 April 2016 and ushers in new rights and entitlements for carers in Wales.
Carers Trust Wales is calling on local authorities to seize the opportunities presented by the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 and reach Wales’ army of unpaid young carers.
Carers Trust Wales is calling on all parties in Wales to listen to the voices of carers and ensure that Wales is a country that protects, promotes and recognises carers and the contribution that carers make.