Every year on Carers Rights Day, organisations around the UK shine a much-needed spotlight on the hidden workforce in society: the unpaid carers who dedicate time and energy to supporting their loved ones.Read More
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.
With an exponential rise of unpaid carers during the pandemic and no increase in support provisions, the hidden workforce is at risk of being left behind.
Carers provide a lifeline for both the people they look after and unpaid carers. This Good CareMonth we celebrate those continually giving back and call for more people in the profession.
Everyone deserves dignity with personal hygiene and toileting. Geberit provide toileting solutions to meet any needs, providing independence to users – no matter how young or old.
The massive contribution unpaid carers make every day across the UK has, eventually, been brought to light due to the pandemic. But, more still needs to be done to support the needs of carers.
Figures released for Carers Week 2021 reveal that fewer than one in five unpaid carers are confident the support they received with caring roles will continue following the easing of restrictions.