About this report
12,000 people in the UK become unpaid carers every day
- Millions of people beginning or ending a caring role each year
- Carers UK calls for step change in the way that unpaid carers are identified and supported
Our new research, undertaken by Centre for Care colleagues, Maria Petrillo, Matt Bennett and Gwilym Pryce, is released in partnership with Carers UK for Carers Rights Day (24th November 2022) and shows the astonishing numbers of people in the UK starting or ending an unpaid caring role each year.
To cite: Petrillo, M., Bennett, M.R., and Pryce, G. (2022) Cycles of caring: transitions in and out of unpaid care. London: Carers UK.