And although every carer
needs to have at least one spare room, no qualifications or care experience is necessary for the job.
Depending on political and community realities, these might range from sponsorship by public sector agencies--if funding can be obtained to direct services provided by nonprofits--to volunteer help lines and carer
To ensure the delivery of quality care throughout the hundreds of communities it serves, Allied offers extensive training programmes to its members - for pre-employment as well as during the course of a nurse or carers
Helena Herklots, chief executive of Carers
UK, said: "Carers
tell us that it can take years for them to fully understand the support they are entitled to; so it is of little surprise that 95% of carers
who are eligible to receive Carer
's Credit are not claiming it.
The following evidence is taken from the Carers
UK Manifesto and shows what life is like for carers
and the action the Government must take to enable carers
to continue fulfilling this vital role.
A QUARTER of young adult carers
have experienced bullying at school because of their caring role, a report published today has found.
In 2009 my father was diagnosed with Motor Neurone disease and I became the carer
for both parents.
To find out more about becoming a foster carer
, pop along to our local office at Tucano House, Falcon Court, Stockton, TS18 3TX on a Wednesday from 10am to noon.
It's a self-assessment booklet that asks carers
questions about their physical and emotional wellbeing and supports them to access helpful statutory and voluntary services.
's Leave to be made into law so carers
can ask employers for discretionary time off work To add your name to the Carer
This is a crying shame - carers
have a lot to offer in their jobs and they must be supported.
Armed with this knowledge, its crucial that any carers
reading this highlight the mutual benefits to their employers and gain the support they desperately need and deserve.