Know your rights

Know your rights

There are a number of laws relating to carers and their rights.

To find out more on the different laws that affect carers, please visit Carers Trust Legal and rights page – click here

Further information can be found below.

Care Act

In April 2015, the Care Act 2014 came into effect. The Act brings with it significant improvements for unpaid family carers, whose role in society is becoming more widely recognised.

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