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By 2037 an extra 3.5 million carers will be needed in the UK

by Futures Centre, Oct 19
1 minute read

BBC News | UK | ‘Number of carers set to double’

A new study is warning that the UK is sitting on a demographic “time bomb” with the number of people caring for the sick and elderly likely to double in the next 40 years. The report – Could It Be You – says that three out of five people will eventually end up caring for someone who is chronically sick or disabled.


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