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Carers UK wants a society that recognises, values and supports carers.

 

Our mission

We’re here to make life better for carers: 

  • We give expert advice, information and support. 
  • We connect carers so no one has to care alone. 
  • We campaign together for lasting change. 
  • We innovate to find new ways to reach and support carers. 

 

Our values

Carers are at the heart of everything we do. We are:

Attentive

  • we welcome everyone and are always supportive and ready to help
  • we listen carefully and respond with expertise and understanding

Ambitious

  • we’re courageous and innovative, aiming high and seeking out new ideas and opportunities that take us forward
  • we are always learning and improving, pushing boundaries to increase our impact

Achievers

  • we are passionate about what we do and tenacious in our pursuit of change
  • we adapt to new challenges and are always striving for excellence
  • we love to collaborate and enjoy working with others to reach our goals.

Latest updates

News
Helen Walker reflects on Carers Week
14 June 24

Carers Week reflections from our Chief Executive, Helen Walker

Press Release
Charity Director Emily Holzhausen awarded CBE in the King’s Birthday Honours list
14 June 24

Carers UK are incredibly proud to announce, and would like to congratulate Emily Holzhausen, Director of Policy and Public Affairs,…

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Life and Caring in North East Scotland - Carers Week 2024
12 June 24

Carers Week 2024: Putting Carers on the Map. Alison shares her experiences on caring for her dad while living in…

Press Release
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Communities budget ‘extremely disappointing’ for unpaid carers, charity says
11 June 24

Carers NI response to the Department for Communities' draft 2024-25 budget.

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