I care for my husband and mum full-time, 24/7. The UK government thinks I’m worth £10 a day
As an unpaid carer, no two days are the same, yet they strangely all blend into one. I currently receive Carer’s Allowance which is £76.75 a week – just over 10 pounds a day, less than a dog-walker receives for half an hour of their time
‘It’s too much pressure’: Covid leaves young carers burnt out, lonely and lacking support
Carer’s Trust is calling for more support for young carers, after its survey revealed many feel lonely, burnt out and worried.
“Being a young carer limits what other things you can do”
In the UK 700,000 kids care for adults. Is it not time we gave young carers a break?