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."
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.
Following the publication of the draft Social Care Bill last year, the Government asked the public for their opinions on the reforms — and now a Parliamentary Committee is examining the draft Bill
At a special event, The Co-operative staff tuned into a “Rock around the Clock” theme – an acknowledgement to the often 24/7 nature of the challenges facing an estimated 500,000 young people in the
Carers Trust has published a new guide aimed at helping commissioners to develop local services for young carers and their families.