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'2.3 million' leave work to care

An estimated 2.3 million people in the UK have given up their jobs to care for disabled, sick or elderly relatives and loved ones, a survey has found.

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Full-time carer 'juggles everyone and everything'

Forty-eight-year-old Swati Yap quit work to care for her mother, who has lived with Swati and her family since 2006.

Swati's mother is in bad health, with lung problems and memory loss.

Speaking to Daybreak, Swati said she is constantly stressed, and spends her days juggling "everyone and everything."

Swati used to work in pharmaceutical sales, but was forced to quit her career to become a full time carer.

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