Saga Respite for Carers Trust

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Welcome to Saga Respite for Carers Trust

In the UK today there are more than six million people looking after a family member, partner or friend, often isolated and unsupported. The Saga Respite for Carers Trust was launched to help carers aged 50 and over by providing a much needed holiday for the carer and a friend.

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Get away - and come back a better carer

Keeping Mum blogger Marianne Talbot explains why having a break can benefit both you and the person you care for.

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Saga Respite for Carers Trust

You can help support the work of the Saga Respite for Carers Trust by making a donation today. Saga Group covers all the UK overheads and administrative costs. All donations received will contribute towards proving that much needed break for carers.

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    Respite for Carers Trust

    A short film

    Our short film introduces you to some of the carers who have received a break through the Trust, and shows just what it meant to them to be able to take some much needed time out from their caring responsibilities.

  • Background

    Unrecognised carers...

    How we help

     The Saga Respite for Carers Trust provides holidays for unpaid carers over the age of 50, giving them a break from their caring responsibilities.
  • Nominations


    How to nominate a carer

    The nomination period for 2016 is now open.

  • Testimonials


    Giving something back

    Excerpts of letters from beneficiaries of the trust, including Rhian Jones who enjoyed a respite break to the Coastline Hotel in Malta.

The Saga Respite Charitable Trust is a UK registered charity (No 1124709). Registered Office: Enbrook Park, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 3SE.


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