Giles Meyer, CEO of Carers Trust, said: “This new data blows all previous figures out of the water, revealing a generation of young carers who are being neglected by society."
We recently welcomed proposed new guidance from NHS England on carers breaks which will give more carers to opportunity to take a much needed break.
This has been a really exciting programme of work, which many Carers Trust Network Partners and young carers from YCNet have fed into.
A cure for dementia is vital for future generations as well as those currently diagnosed with this condition.
Florence Burke, Director of Carers Trust Scotland, said: