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One in seven carers neglect their own needs

Almost one in seven adult carers who responded to a major national survey feel they neglect their own needs due to their caring duties, according to the Health and Social Care Information Centre.

Fifteen per cent of adult carers known to councils gave this response when asked if they get enough sleep or eat well, up from 14% in 2012/13 when the survey last took place. More ....