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Caring for Carers

In its latest State of Caring Report, Care UK found that:

  • 1 in 8 UK adults or around 6.5 million people are providing unpaid care to an older relative or friend

  • Carers allowance is £278.80 per month for a minimum 35 hours work per week, while, carers save the taxpayer £135 billion per year or £19,336 per carer.

  • Over half of carers (53%) feel anxious or stressed about their finances.


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The Latest Care Numbers

The number of people using council-arranged long-term adult social care in England grew in 2022-23 following years of decline, official data has shown. Overall, 835,335 people received long-term care

Home Care Costs

The average cost of home care is £18 to £20 an hour, meaning that two hours a day of help can cost £14,500 a year. Source: Just

Balancing Work and Care

Working as well as caring for someone can be a lot to handle at once. But knowing your rights and the possible options for flexible working could help. If you've been working for your employer for six

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