Carers face poverty and isolation, report saysBMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7321.1089 (Published 10 November 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:1089
- Jane Seymour
Caring for a relative or partner can leave people isolated and on a low income, a report launched this week concluded. Carers are also more likely to face ill health themselves.
In a report drawing together recent evidence about the United Kingdom's 5.7 million carers, the Child Poverty Action Group and Carers UK said that many carers live in poverty as nearly …