Posted 26.10.2020

New research Caring Behind Closed Doors found 85% of unpaid carers are providing more care due to the coronavirus outbreak.

This research provides powerful evidence that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a monumental impact on unpaid carers’ lives – not only because of the increased amount of care that many are having to provide, but because of the far-reaching effect that providing this care is having on many aspects of their life; their relationships, their mental and physical health, their paid work and their emotional wellbeing.

Helen Walker, Chief Executive, Carers UK

Read the full Caring Behind Closed Doors report