More than one in four sandwich carers report symptoms of mental ill-health

Publication type

Report

Author

- -

Publication date

Summary

Sandwich carers – those who care for both sick, disabled or older relatives and dependent children – are more likely to report symptoms of mental ill-health, feel less satisfied with life, and struggle financially compared with the general population.

Subjects

Psychology, Time Use, Demography, Well Being, Health and Caregiving

Links

Notes

Covered by over 30 media outlets

Related Publications

  1. The financial plight of the sandwich generation
  2. One in four ‘sandwich carers’ suffer mental health problems
  3. Overstretched 'sandwich carers' trying to help parents and children
  4. The health toll on ‘sandwich generation’ of carers
  5. People caring for older and younger relatives at higher risk of mental illness