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British Innovator Jelly Drops Announces UK Initiative to Recognise Unsung Heroes

Alzheimer's Society-backed Jelly Drops today announces the ‘Celebrate Carers’ initiative to champion both paid and unpaid carers across the UK for their outstanding contribution, commitment and dedication.

Don’t just clap for carers – Urgent calls for new deal for health and care employees

Researchers from King’s Business School have published a paper urgently calling for a new deal for health and care employees that acknowledges and reflects...

More than half of Birmingham carers are failing to look after themselves

More than half of Birmingham carers who took part in a recent survey are failing to look after themselves well enough. The Survey of Adult...

University of Bradford asks how ready we are to care for those with dementia

Caring for people with dementia is mainly done by family members, yet how many feel obliged, rather than willing, to do so? This is...

Lack of community services to support carers is piling pressure on NHS emergency care

Due to a lack of appropriate support in the community, unpaid carers are reluctantly taking their loved ones to A&E, according to new research...

Unpaid dementia carers prop up our health and social care system-Parking is the unfair burden

A bill to exempt carers from paying hospital car parking charges is being debated in the House of Commons today. Labour MP Julie Cooper, who...

Male carers support group in the pipeline

More than four in ten of the UK’s unpaid carers are male, according to a recent study by Carers Trust and The Men’s Health...

80% young adult carers are not getting the support they need

New research by Carers Trust, the UK’s largest carers charity, shows the shocking impact of caring unpaid for a family member or friend on...

Caring for relatives can impact on a womans health and career

AN ageing population means that increasing numbers of people – predominantly women – need to spend time caring for elderly relatives. These carers experience...

Disclosure bureaucracy is contributing to carers crisis

Disclosure bureaucracy is contributing to carers crisis by Alison French   A licence aimed at protecting people judged to be vulnerable and known as a Protecting...

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