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Carers’ questions answered by the Minister for Care, for Carers Week 2020

The Minister for Care, Helen Whately MP has answered questions from carers about what actions the Government is taking to support unpaid carers. Carers had an opportunity to ask the Minister for Care about an issue impacting carers during the COVID-19 outbreak and the wider challenges faced by unpaid carers. To respond to the questions that range from when respite service will be restored to if the Government will introduce a new strategy to support carers, the Minister for Care…

Covid-19 pandemic: 4.5 million become unpaid carers in a matter of weeks

4.5 million additional people caring for older, disabled or seriously ill relatives or friends since the Covid-19 pandemic Unpaid carers and those not caring just as worried about stress and responsibility of providing care UK public demands better deal for unpaid carers Carers Week charities call on Government to recognise unpaid carers’ efforts and rebuild country’s care and support services New figures released for Carers Week (8th – 14th June 2020) show an estimated 4.5 million people in the UK…

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