4 out of 5 carers in the SE fear consequences of cuts to care services (From This is Hampshire)

 

Nearly 80 per cent of unpaid carers in the South East are worried about cuts to services, according to new research for Carers Week 2011 (13-19 June). Almost half don’t know how they will cope as the axe falls on some of the vital support they rely on.

The cuts to services compound the financial sacrifice people make when they start looking after someone who is ill, frail or disabled. Three quarters of those surveyed say they are worse off financially since taking on their caring responsibilities.

4 out of 5 carers in the SE fear consequences of cuts to care services (From This is Hampshire)

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