Unseen and Undervalued

Released to mark Carers Rights Day 2020, this research briefing captures the incredible contribution that unpaid carers across the UK have made during this unprecedented year.

Whilst much has been done to rightly recognise the work of health and social care professionals, the role unpaid carers have played in the effort against COVID-19 is often forgotten. Many carers feel invisible and unrecognised for all that they do. With the recent increases in local lockdowns, carers will be continuing to provide high levels of care through the winter months. It is only fair that they are recognised for the invaluable role they play in the national effort at this time, but also that they receive the right support