New research, State of Caring 2018, carried out with nearly 7000 people currently caring unpaid for loved ones and released today paints a worrying picture of families under immense strain and an underfunded social care system that is really taking its toll on families.

Only one in ten (10%) of those caring unpaid for a relative or friend feel confident that the support they receive and rely upon will continue. Half of unpaid carers said they expect their quality of life to get worse in the next 12 months, with only 8% saying they expect it to get better. To read more click here.