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Welcome to the Carers Active Hub. This is a resource to help you to increase your activity levels and improve your health and wellbeing.



Based on insight from Carers UK members, this hub can help you overcome some of the barriers you may experience such as finding the time and motivation to take part in physical activity. It is continually refreshed and updated so check back regularly to see the latest inspiration and ideas.

You can pick and choose the areas you wish to explore:

  • Health information – Key recommendations and how to get started
  • Activity ideas – Inspiration and links to resources to help you find something you enjoy
  • Carers’ stories – Carers who have been able to overcome barriers to get active
  • Expert advice – Insight from health and social care professionals

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Carers UK reaction to DWP research and Work and Pensions Select Committee recommendations on Carer’s Allowance
16 May 24

Today, the Department for Work and Pensions has published its research on the Experiences of Claiming and receiving Carer’s Allowance,…

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Carers UK reaction to DWP plans to text carers at risk of overpayments
15 May 24

Carers UK is reacting positively to the news that the Government is planning to text or email carers who are…

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Carers UK hosts Future of Work Conference to better support predicted rise in unpaid carer employees
14 May 24

Employers from a variety of sectors including finance, retail, healthcare and education gather in London on Tuesday 14 May to…

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‘Big questions for Stormont to answer’ over millions in carer benefit overpayments, charity says
10 May 24

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