Around 6.5 million carers in the UK are propping up the NHS by keeping loved ones safe at home. Where is their recognition?
For the past eight years, Sheena and her brother have been caring for their mother, who has early onset dementia, diabetes and other health issues. In her blog to the Guardian, Sheena discusses why she wants to see affirmative action for carers, why government needs to take responsibility and why the carers themselves need to be involved in these discussions.
Unpaid carers were isolated even before lockdown – now we're invisible https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/may/12/unpaid-carers-isolated-lockdown-invisible?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other
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