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    Caring choices

    26 April 2007

    Carers UK is supporting a coalition calling for a major public debate on the future of long term care funding. One in five of the UK population will develop long term care needs, yet the care system is still not fit for future generations, says the new 15-strong coalition.

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    New Money for Carers

    27 March 2007

    A £1 million increase in money for carers has been announced by Carer's Champion and deputy health and social services Minister John Griffiths AM, as he launches a new strategy for carers in Wales.

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    Failure to invest is widening inequality

    14 February 2007

    Failure to invest in support for families is driving millions into poverty and, unless urgently reformed, will create new patterns of widening inequality and disadvantage that Britain can ill-afford. That's the message being delivered today by Sir Bert Massie, Chairman of the Disability Rights Commission (DRC), and backed by Carers UK.

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    Breaks Bill needs your support

    19 January 2007

    Carers UK is calling on all carers to support the Disabled Children (Short Breaks) Bill which, if passed, would give parents of disabled children the right to a break from caring.

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    Special report : Cuts to local services

    02 January 2007

    For many carers a few hours respite care is the only break they get from caring. Yet increasingly, callers to Carers UK's CarersLine service are saying services for the people they care for are being cut back. Over the past few months carers have been telling

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