Carers plunged into debt and unable to afford food, charity says

Government urged to increase the financial support available to unpaid family carers.

Families with disabled children hit by a ‘significant decrease’ in income

Income of families parenting disabled or seriously ill children have decreased "significantly" over the past year.

£500 one-off payment to unpaid carers in Wales re-opens for applications

Unpaid carers urged to contact their local authority to register before the new closing date.

Unpaid carers ‘going hungry’ due to deepening cost of living crisis, report says

Carers of ill or disabled family members are being forced to skip meals and sit in the dark due to soaring prices.

Unpaid carers to be included in autumn COVID-19 vaccine booster programme

Carer's charities have welcomed the announcement by the UK government.

Councils barred from including cost of living payments towards care costs

Disability charities feared local authorities would be permitted to use disabled people's cost of living payments as money for their care.

Petition calls for £650 ‘cost of living payment’ to be extended to unpaid carers and disabled

Thousands have signed a petition demanding action by the UK government.

MP calls for new employment rights for unpaid carers

Parliamentary Bill aims to give family carers the right to take unpaid leave from their jobs.

Carers Week: Council shines a light on the invaluable contribution of UK carers

Without carers "the whole health and social care system would not function."

Unpaid carers ‘pushed to the brink’ by soaring living costs

“We are seeing unprecedented levels of stress and financial worries piled on unpaid carers."

Lack of support means family carers are facing ‘exhaustion and burnout’

Charity calls for the full re-opening of day services, short breaks and respite support.

Three in ten young UK adult carers have thought about self-harming, study shows

Study raises concerns about the mental health of young UK caregivers.

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