7 million people are unpaid carers in the UK but as the schools break up for the summer and families go on holiday, two thirds of those carers say they don’t expect to go on holiday this year.
According to the latest statistics, 3 in 5 of us will be carers at some point in our lives.
- 68% said they wouldn’t go on holiday this year.
- 50% haven’t had a holiday for between 1 and 5 years.
- 25% haven’t had a holiday for over 5 years.
Carers say when they do get a break, 60% have to complete some house chores, but 1 in 5 decide to catch up on some sleep.
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