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The European voice for informal carers

Research to investigate impact of COVID-19 pandemic on family carers

The College of Medicine and Health of the University of Exeter is carrying a very interesting study on “Caring through Coronavirus”

The experience of family carers during the COVID-19 pandemic will be explored in a series of weekly interviews conducted over the next three months.

The “Caring through Coronavirus” study will seek to understand how family carers are coping during the pandemic and explore whether changes in policy, legislation, and health and social care provision are impacting their wellbeing and caring responsibilities. Nearly nine million Britons provide unpaid care for family members and friends with long-term illnesses and disabilities, including those most vulnerable to the virus. Many carers also have their own underlying health conditions.

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