Cochrane, Carole
September 2010
Community Care;9/23/2010, Issue 1836, p6
The article discusses the cost and value of being a carer in Great Britain. The unpaid carers reportedly provide the most care and support more than the National Health Service or other social services. A survey conducted by the Princess Royal Trust for Carers' finds that two-thirds of Carers have used all their savings to cover the costs of caring for somebody else. The excessive strain of caring causes widespread ill-health among carers from a higher incidence of stroke to mental health.


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