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Our approach to policy work

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.

We are able to speak with authority in our policy and campaigning work because we are grounded in the reality of carers’ experiences, backed up with vital evidence through our research.

The latest from the policy & research library

An evaluation of the Carers Active campaign
28 September 23

This report provides an interim update on the reach and impact of the three-year Carers Active Campaign being run by…

Young carers’ experiences of poverty in Northern Ireland
04 September 23

Research from the Carer Poverty Commission NI shows the damaging impact of poverty on child and young adult carers.

Supporting older carers who are digitally excluded
22 August 23
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The experiences of former carers
16 August 23

Carers UK has published a new report detailing the experiences of former carers – those who have previously had an…

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