A quarter of sandwich carers report symptoms of mental ill-health

More than 600 people quit their jobs each day to look after older and disabled relatives
Helen Walker, chief executive, Carers UK

More than one in four sandwich carers have shown symptoms of mental ill-health while looking after both sick, disabled or older relatives and children. This group of carers are more likely to experience conditions such as anxiety and depression than the general population, according to Office for National Statistics (ONS) analysis. Around 3% of the…

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