Campaigners call for change to rules as people are denied tax credits for their own children after caring for young relatives.
65% of UK carers supporting people with Alzheimer's have suffered emotional and mental health problems.
Package includes £300 grant for young carers aged 16 to 18 who do at least 16 hours of caring a week, but do not qualify for Carer’s Allowance.
Charities call on the government to provide more support for unpaid carers, including regular respite breaks from caring.
There are a number of ways that care can be funded.
Unpaid carers in the UK are reaching "breaking point", charity warns.
Carers UK calls on all political parties to commit to improving the lives of unpaid carers.
Jeremy Corbyn would fund £10-a-week rise by reversing inheritance tax cut announced by George Osborne in 2015.
A leading carers' charity has welcomed the Government's decision not to devolve responsibility for Attendance Allowance.
Insolvencies among care home operators are at a record high and likely to continue without government action.
Children’s commissioner calls for local authorities to help more young people who care for sick, disabled or addicted relatives.
More than 6.4 million people aged 65 and over live in areas without enough care to meet demand – especially specialist dementia care, says research.
Vulnerable older people are being denied showers, visits to the toilet, and wheelchairs, report says.
Half a million older people at risk from £513 million UK homecare deficit.
New research reveals that one in three hospital trusts in England have increased car parking charges in the last year.
Report also says 'older people are paying the price for cuts to social care', with a rising number left without any support at all.
Carers UK has set out its vision of a society that respects, values and supports carers.
Scottish Government has launched a public consultation into the possibility of introducing a new 'Young Carer's Allowance'.
A leading charity says a lack in credible housing policy from Government to address the care needs of older and disabled people represents a 'national health issue'. Research published by Carers UK reveals how poor housing and care policy is...
Unison is calling on the government to end the 'systematic underpayment' of homecare workers, cheated out of the minimum wage.
Age UK and Carers UK call for fresh approach to support those juggling work and unpaid care.
The life chances of many of the UK's 6.5 million unpaid carers is being severely damaged by a lack of support from local authorities and communities.
Children with Type 1 diabetes should now find it easier to meet the assessment criteria for Disability Living Allowance.
Millions of unpaid carers are “struggling” to gain access to the vital support they need, charity warns.