Carers UK reacts to Joseph Rowntree report on poverty

Source: Carers UK Today the Joseph Rowntree Foundation has published its latest report on poverty, which shows as many as a quarter of unpaid carers in the UK are living in poverty. Other findings show: Working-age carers have a higher rate of poverty than those with no caring responsibilities, and

Supporting carers at work is key priority – or risk an unmotivated workforce

Source: Bdaily News The number of employees that are balancing work life with caring responsibilities is growing, with 1 in 7 of the workforce, or 5 million of the population, identifying as carers. We can’t avoid the fact that the population is ageing, and with 600 people having to give up

Ten Reasons to Take a Break From Caring

Over 6.5 million people in the UK are carers of a partner, child, or friend. Caring can be a physically and emotionally exhausting role, so It’s important to look after yourself so you have the energy to do the things you enjoy and carry on caring. Caring is a full

Carers invited to learn new skills at our Connecting Carers workshops

Improve your wellbeing – come and join us at our Connecting Carers’ sessions. Sessions are free of charge and will take place at various locations across North Tyneside.  They aim to help carers improve their well-being by getting connected, being active, learning a new skill, understanding thoughts and creating positive