If you care for a family member or friend, it is important that you understand your rights and are able to access the appropriate support as soon as you need it.
Carers Count works alongside other local and national organisations to help:
- ensure carers are aware of their rights
- let carers know where to get help and support
- raise awareness of the needs of carers
Find out more about carers' rights by watching this brief introduction:
We understand that it can be difficult to know where to begin when it comes to understanding carers' rights. To help get you started, we have answered a few common questions below...
Carers Rights Day
As part of Carers Rights Day this year we are hosting a free online event for all carers to discuss the What If? scenario. We have a host of guest speakers in attendance and welcome all carers to join us for an informative webinar to help them plan ahead.
Our organisation has been involved in producing a report, 'Valuing Voices: Protecting rights through the pandemic and beyond'.
This is the result of a survey of nearly 450 advocates across the UK. Read it here: