In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, unpaid carers have been left overworked and undervalued as they continue to take on additional responsibilities to care for their loved ones.
Becoming a carer for your partner or loved one can change the way your relationship works. We speak to one carer about her experience and how her caring role has affected her marriage.
As over half of parents say their children’s mental wellbeing has been one of their biggest concerns during the coronavirus pandemic, Public Health England (PHE) launch a campaign to support the mental health of young people and their parents.
A quarter of a million clear face masks are to be delivered to frontline care workers for people who use lip reading and facial expressions to communicate.
A new survey by disability charity Sense has highlighted the experiences of families in the UK caring for disabled adults during the coronavirus pandemic, with over half (52%) saying the additional caring responsibilities they have had to take on has impacted their health and wellbeing.
Three carers discuss the need for recognition, more support and what changes they want to see going forward from the pandemic.
Today (15 July) is Care Home Day, an online campaign to raise the profile of care homes across Scotland.
800,000 people across the UK rely on home visits from carers to provide essential daily care. Many more are cared for by their family, who do so unpaid.
Carers provide essential support to people around the country, but the current COVID-19 outbreak means that many carers are unable to visit their clients and deliver the vital services they need.
Last night, thousands of us around the country came together to clap for those on the frontline of the Coronavirus outbreak: the medical staff treating people in the NHS, the carers, support workers and all key workers at this time.
As people across the UK settle in for the first full day of what has been dubbed a lockdown, we look at what it means for you and the general public.
Carers Rights Day is an annual event to make carers aware of their rights, where to get guidance, and to raise awareness of carers’ needs. We speak to one carer about finding support from other parents and this year’s focus: helping carers find their way in local communities.
A new study has revealed that adults can have a 50 per cent chance of becoming a carer, with half of women expected to be carers by the age of 46.
Caring responsibilities can prevent young carers from revelling in their childhood. However, one festival celebrates the dedicated contribution young carers provide in society. We learn more about the annual Scottish Young Carers Festival.
An estimated seven million carers in the UK provide invaluable care to their loved ones, saving the government millions of pounds annually. But what more can the government be doing to support unpaid carers?