The Department of Health and Social Care has today released guidance for people providing unpaid care to family or friends.
Whereas attention is given to supporting the needs of the person being cared for, a carer’s own health care and support can often be overlooked, leading to physical and mental health problems due t
The absence of a White Paper on Social Care in the Queen’s Speech to Parliament today is in spite of comments made by the Prime Minister earlier this year, that action is needed to reform a system
A coalition of 78 charities and campaign groups have warned the Prime Minister that unless he acts, millions more pensioners will be condemned to a life of ‘misery and fear’.
Furthermore, 60% of those that have been caring for more than five years have done so without any extra support.