Tag Archives: Carers Week 2012

Working Group to Help Families Combine Work and Care (Department of Health)

Summary Paul Burstow, Care Services Minister has announced a new working group, combining representatives from government and employers, to help support carers in their efforts to stay in work alongside their unpaid caring responsibilities at home. This statement appeared, as … Continue reading

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Impact of Caring on Carers (Age UK)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 2, September 2012]. Summary A partnership of eight charities explored the impact of caring on carers’ health and wellbeing through an online survey. This … Continue reading

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Unpaid Family Carers Let Down by Failing Social Care (BBC News)

Summary Feedback from 3,400 carers showed that family carers often feel forced to neglect their own health problems. Eight leading charities, including Age UK and Carers UK, are working together to highlight their plight during Carers Week. Click here to learn about the full report. … Continue reading

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