Carers’ Week event at Dyffryn to provide information for Carers

Browsing the information stands at last year's event

There are almost six million carers in the UK, with 1.25 million people providing care for 50 hours a week or more. These are just two of the statistics provided by the organisers and promoters of Carers’ Week 2012, which will run from 18th to 24th June.

This year’s theme is ‘In Sickness and in Health’, which aims to highlight how the health and well-being of carers is paramount; how cuts to local services have a knock-on effect on the health and well-being of unpaid carers; and how recognition by professionals can help to make a massive difference.

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