Penrith: 01768 890280 Carlisle: 01228 580214
Carers UK welcome appointment of Stephen Kinnock MP
Helen Walker, Chief Executive of Carers UK, said:“We welcome the appointment of Stephen Kinnock MP as a Minister of State for Care in the Department of Health and Social Care and look forward to working with him to make life better for carers...
read more
Families want a reliable, affordable childcare system – the next government must prioritise that if it wants to boost the economy
Sarah Ronan, Director of the Early Education and Childcare CoalitionIn recent years we’ve seen childcare reform climb the political agenda, and quite rightly...
read more
It shouldn’t cost to care - MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD!!
There are millions of carers across the UK and they are saving the state billions of pounds' worth of care. They also have millions of votes.But carers have told us they feel forgotten, neglected and burnt out...
read more
AccessAva - online rights resource
Unpaid carers to get new specialist online resource to help them access their essential rightsTo mark Carers Week 2024, charities Access Social Care and Carers UK have teamed up to provide unpaid carers in England with a new specialist online resource dedicated to supporting them to activate their own rights as a carer...
read more
State of Caring 2024 survey
We launched our ...
read more
Carers Week report: No Choice But To Care
Today marks the start of Carers Week 2024 and the publication of the ...
read more
Unpaid care has huge mental health impact and disproportionately affects low income households across Europe, report shows
Unpaid care has a huge impact on mental health and is more likely to be provided by people from low income households, a landmark Europe-wide study has shown.The Eurocare research, published on 29 May, examined unpaid care provided by people of all ages across Europe...
read more
Cross-party group of parliamentarians launch report calling for new National Carers Strategy
Today, the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Carers has published a ...
read more
Review and reform Carer's Allowance to increase support and reduce overpayments
We want a full review and reform of Carer’s Allowance to ensure that it works well at supporting unpaid carers, including raising the level and eligibility criteria for the benefit...
read more
New service for stroke patients launches across north Cumbria
A new service to support recovering stroke patients and their families has been launched. The North Cumbria Community Stroke Discharge and Support Team will support patients with complex care needs who are being discharged from hospital following a stroke, focusing on patients who require a full package of care at home or who are moving into nursing residential care...
read more