What is Carers Week?
Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. It also helps people who don't think of themselves as having caring responsibilities to identify as carers and access much-needed support.
The campaign is brought to life by thousands of individuals and organisations who come together to provide support for carers, run activities, highlight the vital role carers play in our communities and draw attention to just how important caring is.
Who is a carer?
A carer is someone who provides unpaid care and support to a family member or friend who has a disability, illness, mental health condition, addiction, or who needs extra help as they grow older. It isn’t someone who volunteers or is employed to provide support.
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Monday, 29 May 2023
Liz Saville-Roberts MP announced as Plaid Cymru’s Parliamentary Champion for Carers Week 2023
We are delighted to announce that Liz Saville-Roberts MP, the Member of Parliament for Dwyfor Meirionnydd has agreed to be the Plaid Cymru Parliamentary Champion for Carers Week 2023.View news