This Christmas Carers Trust is offering people the chance to properly reward the efforts of someone working tirelessly to care unpaid for a family member or loved one.
We are asking people to nominate someone they know for a £100 voucher as a festive treat and reward for unpaid work that all too often goes unnoticed and unthanked.
The nominated person should:
The Children and Families Bill is a significant opportunity to improve the lives of young carers.
We are inviting any person who cares for someone with dementia to complete our survey — part of a new research project to help us understand this group’s needs and improve future services for them.
We have joined Carers UK and other charities in the call to prevent carers being unfairly penalised under proposed changes to Housing Benefits rules that have collectively become known as the "bedroom tax".
ONS statistics revealed that the number of unpaid carers in England and Wales alone has reached 5.8 million — a rise of 600,000 since 2001.