the full story.

Recently, the care industry has had a lot of negative press with reports of staff leaving the industry. However, there are always two sides to every storyand both the positives and negatives need to be considered.

so what does a happy carer look like?

The happiest carers in the UK are in South East England.

On average, carers from this region work a 37 hour week and describe their mental health as 'excellent'.

The overriding factor that leads to this fulfilment is 'support from employers' in terms of salary, mental health and working conditions. The least happy carers in the UK do not feel supported on these three elements.

survey results.

Our insights on the care sector stem from our survey of more than 1,000 care workers on a range of topics relating to their work.

We asked a diverse mix of questions on everything from workload to pension potential.