Saturday, 5 December 2009

Carers' Right Day

As part of the nationwide Carers' Right Day I set up my stall on Dunfermline's High Street and was overwhelmed by the demand for information and support for the cause. A couple travelled from Glenrothes to lend their support.

I heard story after story about the difficulties that carers face including on finance and respite care.

Carers are entitled to just over £50 per week carers allowance and now a new pension credit. To find out more log onto Carers UK website.

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