Under Pressure - A New Report from Carers Scotland Reflects the Cost of Living Crisis on Carers

Apr 22, 2022

“I am anxious & scared of what our living costs will be in the coming months. I’m unable to sleep and worried about surviving”
an unpaid carer, February 2022.

A new report has revealed that 52% of unpaid carers in Scotland feel they are unable to manage their monthly expenses. These results from 249 carers in Scotland were part of a UK-wide survey of 3,300 unpaid carers carried out by Carers UK, and Carers Scotland.

The report shows how the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent Cost of Living Crisis has affected unpaid carers who were already under pressue. Visit the Carers Scotland website to find out more of the findings read the report in full.