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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

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Register now for Carers Scotland's Carers Summit
Date announced for Scotland Carers Summit 2023

At the Carers Summit, hear about Scotland's new Carers Strategy, learn about enabling greater independent living through technology, talk about…

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Landmark Bill gains further support ahead of Report stage in Commons

MPs from many different parties are backing a Private Member’s Bill on Carer’s Leave, which would see millions of unpaid…

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Carers UK responds to Reimagining Care Commission report

A new report, released by the Archbishops’ Commission on Reimagining Care, calls for a National Care Covenant with three actions…

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Census 2021 data shows increase in substantial unpaid care in England and Wales

Today the Office for National Statistics has published Census 2021 data about unpaid carers which showed growing intensity of care…

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