Carers

The link between loneliness and caring

30 Nov 2022Ryan Miller undefinedHealth, Mental Health, Loneliness, Carers, Caring

In Northern Ireland, carers are over four times more likely to be chronically lonely than people in general. Loneliness can be devastating - carers need more support.

Who cares for our carers?

6 Jun 2016Andrea Thornbury Detail DataCarers, Carers Allowance, NHS

MORE than 15,000 Northern Ireland pensioners aged 70 and over are providing a minimum of 35 hours unpaid care every week, the equivalent of a full-time job. And over 400 of them are 90 years or older, an investigation by Detail Data has revealed.