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Professionals Newsroom

Welcome to the newsroom, where we will be publishing news stories and press releases that will be of particular interest to the professional health and social care sector. Click on the links below and you will be taken through to the newsroom of our main site, Carers.org.

"Invisible generation" of grandparent carers
22 June 2009

Grandparents who look after grandchildren and care for their own elderly parents are increasingly being caught in a poverty trap, a charity has said today. These grandparent carers are being caught...

Report reveals “patchwork” of services for Scotland’s young carers
17 June 2009

The level of services for young carers varies greatly throughout Scotland, according to a new report. Commissioned by The Princess Royal Trust for Carers with the support of the Scottish Young Carers...

Young people caring for disabled parents often without a voice
10 June 2009

Councils are not doing enough to identify and support children and young people who help care for their parents, according to a report “Supporting young carers” published by Ofsted today. The survey...

Swine flu advice for carers
30 April 2009

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised that the Swine Flu pandemic is now imminent, following official confirmation of human-to-human transmission of the virus in at least two countries. In...

At What Cost to Young Carers?
19 March 2009

An independent report highlights young carers projects save millions in support services The groundbreaking report ‘At What Cost to Young Carers’ published today (24 March 2009) reveals the significant...

Study sheds light on children caring for parents with HIV
12 March 2009

A groundbreaking new study has shed light on the lives of young carers who look after a parent with HIV. The new book makes a contribution to the growing research evidence on children and young people...

Delay in back to work help for carers
6 March 2009

The government has admitted that its proposals to help carers return or remain in work will not be delivered until 18 months after being launched. In last June’s Carers Strategy, the government committed...

Individual budgets can benefit carers, research shows
25 February 2009

Carer Services Minister, Phil Hope, has today announced the findings of a new report which suggests carers can benefit from individual budgets. However it also highlights that the assessment process...

Health and Social Care Awards 2009
23 February 2009

The Health and Social Care Awards have an established eight-year history and are an unparalleled opportunity to highlight and celebrate innovation and excellence in the provision of frontline social...

No Carer Written Off
20 February 2009

In December 2008 The Princess Royal Trust for Carers and Crossroads - Caring for Carers hosted a roundtable meeting with Work and Pensions Secretary James Purnell. The meeting focussed on the interaction...

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