Carers Wales Evidence Submission: Welsh Policy Commission – Policy Commission On Welsh Carers

About Carers Wales Carers Wales is part of Carers UK a membership charity of carers – we work across the United Kingdom to represent and support the 6.5 million people in the UK who provide unpaid care for ill, older or disabled family members or friends. Carers UK and is charity of carers, run by carers, for carers. Across the UK we have 35,000 members and a reach of many more. We provide information and advice about caring alongside practical and emotional support for carers. Carers Wales, as part of Carers UK campaigns to make life better for carers in Wales. We work to influence policy makers, employers and service providers, to help them improve carers' lives. Carers UK and major businesses have set up Employers for Carers offering help to employers to retain the 1 in 9 employees who are caring for a family member. Carers Wales is currently carrying out a scoping exercise with employers for Welsh Government on developing a similar scheme in Wales

Carers Wales has submitted evidence to the Welsh Labour Policy Forum for their Policy Commission on Welsh Carers.

The evidence can be found here

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