Carers of Older People and Older Carers & News Page - Carers Trust image 80 x 43  The huge variation in support received by carers is having a damaging impact on their health and ability to look after the person they care for, according to new research launched by Carers Trust during Carers Week 2015.

Two-thirds of carers say one or more of the services in their local area is not carer-friendly as it fails to recognise and support them in their caring role.  Six in ten say this lack of support is having a negative impact on their health, while two-thirds say it has made it more difficult to look after the person they are caring for.  To read more click here.