Carers Week 2015

Carers Week is on 8th-14th June, with this year's campaign focusing on recognising the vital role carers play in communities.

You can get involved in one of the many events taking place for Carers Week and pledge your support.

Here are some key stats about carers from our partners Carers Trust Scotland:

  • 3 in 5 people will be carers at some point in their lives in the UK
  • There are around 759,000 carers aged 16+ in Scotland - 17% of the adult population
  • There are 36,821 carers aged under 25 in Scotland.