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Juggling work and care

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Currently there are over three million working carers in the UK.  Work can be important to a carers’ well-being, it can help maintain their income and keep up social contacts. However 1 in 5 carers is forced to give up work, whilst facing big additional costs that come with illness and disability. This can have a devastating impact on family finances and increase the risk of financial hardship and debt