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Sir Ed Davey on reforms for carers: ‘If you care about the NHS, you must care about care’

On how to convince staff to stay in the NHS, Sir Ed said: “First of all, you’ve got to treat…

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Business

NHS prescriptions: Ending free medication for over 60s to hit unpaid carers

“We already spend a small fortune on care costs, costs associated with incontinence, extra on heating, water for washing etc.…

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Business

Unpaid carers eligible for extra £308 in benefits payment outside of DWP

Similar to the well-known Carers’s Allowance, a Young Carer Grant which is available to those between the ages of 16…

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Business

Carer’s Allowance payments will rise this year – how you can make a claim for support

To claim this support, applicants will need to provide a range of information and documentation to the state. Claimants will…

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Business

Unpaid carers get extra £460 in vital benefits payment this month – are you eligible?

“With low levels of services, carers are going to be facing an extremely difficult winter with the rising costs of…

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Business

Carer’s Allowance UK: Claimants can get ‘short break’ care – everything you need to know

Claimants will be eligible for Carer’s Allowance if they’re working, so long as they spend at least 35 hours a…

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United Kingdom

More than a million unpaid carers in UK living below the poverty line, research finds

Millions of unpaid carers across the country are living in poverty – and most believe the government is not doing…

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Business

‘It feels discriminatory!’ Scrapping free prescriptions to hurt over 60s and unpaid carers

Specifically, Age UK is sounding the alarm that unpaid carers, many of whom are over the age of 60, will…

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Business

Carer’s Allowance is rising next year but unpaid carers in part of UK get less than other

Unpaid carers who claim the support will receive an extra £2.10 every week, totalling over £100 more from 2022 to…

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Business

Carer’s allowance warning: Claimants may be taken to court – take action now

Benefit payments rise On November 25, the DWP confirmed state benefits, including Universal Credit and PIP, will be rising by…

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