Press Releases

Below are the most recent press releases sent out by The Trust. If you'd like to know more about any of the issues concerned, then contact the Press Team.

Friday, February 15, 2013 - 15:05

Carers Trust has today (15 February) unveiled a new UK-wide volunteer Ambassador role designed to support fundraising and put the hidden issue of caring on the map.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 12:19

Following today’s report from the Care Quality Commission ‘Issues affecting the delivery of good home care services’, Carers Trust CEO Thea Stein said:

Monday, February 11, 2013 - 12:59

Following the Secretary of State for Health’s announcement of a £75,000 cap on social care costs, Carers Trust CEO Thea Stein said:

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 15:10

The Co-operative hit the right note with unpaid young adult carers today (24 January) as it launched a “record” breaking year of fundraising for its new Charity of the Year, Carers Trust.

Helping to get fundraising activities ‘rock ‘n’ rolling’, The Co-operative were joined for the launch by singer, songwriter and actress, Jade Ewen, a young adult carer herself who gave up her birthday to attend the launch and support other young carers.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 11:44

Despite the existence of £400m of Government funding and a dramatic rise in the official number of carers, Carers Trust is today warning that carers needs are in grave danger of being ignored. 

Friday, November 30, 2012 - 17:50

Two of Wales’s leading charities have joined forces for Carers’ Right Day this Friday 30 November to call for guaranteed support for unpaid carers, as a survey highlights the enormous pressures they face. 

Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 13:06

Carers Trust, the UK’s largest carers charity, is set to launch a new guide aimed at helping commissioners with developing local services for young carers and their families. 

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 15:22

Commenting on today’s publication of The Mandate for the NHS Commissioning Board, Thea Stein, CEO of Carers Trust, said:

Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 17:00

She laughed and chatted with carers as they carved pumpkin lanterns and learned circus skills during a respite day at the Somerset resort on October 31st 2012.

The Princess Royal, President of the Carers Trust, who was cheered by families enjoying half-term at the resort, unveiled a plaque to recognise the support Butlins gives the charity.

Butlins’ staff have raised £250,000 over the past five years and offered work experience to carers who have had to look after a sick or disabled family member or friend.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 17:12

The nation’s army of unpaid young adult carers received a welcome boost today (31 October) as The Co-operative unveiled Carers Trust as its Charity of the Year, 2013.

The charity was formed in April this year when The Princess Royal Trust for Carers and Crossroads Care came together.

It is now set to benefit from The Co-operative’s 100,000 staff putting fun into fundraising to raise the money needed to reduce the feeling of isolation and provide desperately needed breaks, information, advice and support for young adults living with the challenges of caring.