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Are you 25 years old or under and provide unpaid care for a family member or friend?

Carers Trust has launched a survey to find out about the pressures and challenges young carers and young adult carers face. They are especially keen to hear how you have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and what support you need. Your feedback will form part of a report to be published on Young Carers […]

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Parent carer wellbeing survey – could you share your experiences

If you care for a child with a disability or long-term illness, you are being invited to take part in a parent carer wellbeing study. Funded by National Institute for Health Research this study is being carried out by researchers from the University of Exeter, University of Bristol, Cardiff University and the University of Southern […]

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Carers, have your say on social care reforms and what matters to you

Carers Trust are calling on carers to take part in a survey and have their say on reforms to the social care system and what matters to them. The online survey takes around 15 minutes to complete, and all information is kept anonymous. The information you share in the survey will help improve the support […]

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Consultation on making coronavirus vaccinations mandatory for care staff

Do you care for someone who lives in a care home for older adults? Carers Trust – a national charity we are a network partner of – is asking for your help to shape their response to some government proposals on making the coronavirus vaccine mandatory for staff who work in older adult care homes, other […]

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Children and young people’s survey launched – have your say!

The Children’s Commissioner, Dame Rachel de Souza, has launched a children and young people’s survey  ‘The Big Ask’ which is designed to find out what young people’s concerns and aspirations about the future are. If you are a young carer or young adult carer, it is important have their voices heard, that’s why this is your chance […]

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Get ready for Young Carers Action Day – Tuesday 16 March 2021

Young Carers Action Day (YCAD) is an annual event all about young carers, and now also young adult carers. It was formerly known as Young Carers Awareness Day. Young Carers Action Day is an opportunity to make real changes for young carers and young adult carers. This year’s theme is ‘Protecting young carers’ futures’ – […]

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Carers UK survey for carers – understanding pandemic impact

Carers UK have launched a new survey for carers to help understand how the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the lives of those who are caring for a family member or friend. Carers’ experiences offer vital evidence to understand what support carers need. The survey’s results will be used by Carers UK to influence Government […]

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