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Carers Week charities highlight role of unpaid carers during COVID-19 outbreak in virtual roundtable with Care Minister

The six national charities supporting Carers Week 2020, sponsors, NHS England, ADASS and local government representatives joined a virtual roundtable with the Care Minister, Helen Whately on Wednesday 20th May 2020 to discuss the vital role of unpaid carers in the COVID-19 pandemic. Marking the start of the countdown to Carers Week, which takes place between 8th and 14th June 2020, the roundtable was an opportunity for the charities to highlight the additional pressure on unpaid carers during the pandemic…

UK’s unpaid carers seven times lonelier than general public

Loneliness epidemic facing UK’s unpaid carers Urgent support needed as number of adult carers rises by a third to nearly 9 million Seven national charities call for step change in the way society supports those caring unpaid for family and friends. Unpaid carers looking after loved ones living with an illness, disability, mental health condition or as they grow older are seven times more likely to be lonely compared with the general public, new figures suggest. Not having enough time,…

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