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Letter to Chancellor calls for urgent financial support for unpaid carers

We have joined Carers UK and 64 other organisations in calling for the Chancellor of Exchequer, Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, to provide targeted financial support to unpaid carers in his upcoming Autumn statement on Thursday 17 November. An open letter, signed by us and the other organisations, has been sent to the Chancellor, asking him […]

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New process for obtaining free personal protective equipment (PPE)

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced a new process for obtaining free personal protective equipment (PPE) for eligible primary care and social care sectors – such as unpaid carers, PA’s, supported living, extra care, day services, adult and child social workers and rough sleeping services. From April 2022, requests for PPE […]

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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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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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