Tag Archives: Legal Rights of Family Carers

Supporting Carers of People with Dementia (Carers Trust)

Summary The “A road less rocky: supporting people with dementia” report, from the Carers Trust, found that only 51% of carers questioned had received an opportunity to talk about their needs and the level of care they were able to … Continue reading

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Family Carers in England to Have Legal Rights? (BBC News)

Summary There are plans to grant legal rights to carers in England following recommendations by the Law Commission. An estimated 1.25 million people spend 50 hours a week or more caring for family members who are ill and unable to cope … Continue reading

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