In 2022, over 13,400 carers and former carers took part in the State of Caring 2022 survey and shared their experiences.
Key findings include:
- A third of carers have been waiting more than a year for NHS assessment or treatment, with two thirds seeing their health decline while waiting
- One in five carers report their loved one’s emergency admission to hospital was avoidable
- Compounded by cost-of-living crisis and lack of care in the community, Carers UK warns of perfect storm for carer breakdown
Read the full report here