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  • Consultation Response


    Transforming Your Care response

    23 January 2013

    Carers Northern Ireland gave the proposals outlined in Transforming Your Care a cautious welcome but issued a strong warning about the negative impacts on carers if the right supports and investment are not put in place.
  • Briefing


    2011 Census figures England, Wales and Northern Ireland

    11 December 2012

    This briefing sets out figures on provision of unpaid care in local authorities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, taken from the 2011 census and compared to the 2001 census. It breaks down people providing 1-19 hours of care a week, 20-49 hours and those providing in excess of 50 hours a week.
  • Report


    Sandwich Caring

    29 November 2012

    Today more and more parents are combining looking after young children with caring for older or disabled loved ones. This is sometimes called ‘sandwich caring’ or ‘dual caring’ and those who fall under this category are usually referred to as ‘the sandwich generation’. But this dual role can sometimes come at a cost and carers may suffer from ill health, face difficulties to access or stay in the labour market or
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