Carers Trust Cambridgeshire Annual Report 2013-14 References

1.  There are 78,000 carers in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
Census 2011

2.  Most go unrecognised and receive little or no support until a crisis point.

3.  When we have significant caring responsibilities, we are very likely to have interests and aspirations pre-dating our current situation – and quite possibly put on hold, or even abandoned, because of it.
Jon Rouse

4.  83% report a negative impact on mental and physical health.
Carers Week Survey 2012.

5.  61% have faced depression.
Carers UK.

6.  49% are struggling financially.
MORI Poll 2009.

7.  According to the 2011 Census, there are 1,506 Young Carers in Peterborough.

8.  Financial savings will accrue from 5%.

9.  It is recommended as a good practice example in the Royal College of GPs.

10.  Quote from CQC report.