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Our campaigns 

We’ve been campaigning with carers for 50 years, transforming understanding and winning critical developments in carers’ rights.  

In these challenging times, our work has never been more important as we seek to protect these rights, while pressing ahead to break new ground. Read about our latest campaigns. 

 

Our research 

We are able to speak with authority in our policy and campaigning work because we listen to the reality of carers’ lives, backing up their experiences with vital evidence through our research

We ensure carers’ voices reach decision-makers at the highest level, building on our research to influence and change policy.  

 

Sharing carers’ stories 

Working with the media helps improve understanding of how caring affects people’s lives, raising awareness and bringing about lasting change. 

But we can only continue to make a difference with your help. By sharing your caring story, you can help other carers know they are not alone and find the help they need.

Latest updates

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Landmark Carer’s Leave Bill passes all stages in the House of Commons

The Carer’s Leave Bill, which could see more than two million working carers get crucial access to one week of…

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Unpaid carers ‘picking up the pieces of a crumbling health system’, warns cross-party MLA group

Public statement from the Assembly All Party Group on Carers in Northern Ireland.

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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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