Caring for carers

21 May 2010

The Princess Royal Trust for Carers provides quality information, advice and support to carers nationwide through a network of 144 independently managed Carers' Centres including Carers Network Westminster.

The Princess Royal Trust for Carers provides quality information, advice and support to carers nationwide through a network of 144 independently managed Carers' Centres including Carers Network Westminster.

Carers Week takes place in June, beginning with a Carers’ Thames Walk on Sunday 13 June.

For further information about Carers Network Westminster, contact 020 8960 3033 or info@carers-network.co.uk.

Did you know?

  • There are approximately six million carers in the UK today
  • It is estimated that carers save the Government £87 billion each year
  • The impact on carers can be significant—poverty, isolation and ill health are all issues and working carers juggle employment with providing care
  • The majority of carers carry on alone and are unaware that help is available, for example breaks in caring are vital to a carer’s wellbeing

Further information