“I’m more stressed and anxious and I just feel like I need a break”.
“Unpaid carers across Scotland, receiving less support throughout the pandemic.”
” The impact of the pandemic on carers’ mental health and wellbeing has been substantial with many expressing feelings of loneliness, isolation, stress and anxiety. ” Mark Griffin, MSP
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“We’re going to have a new pandemic on its own of like, increased mental health because the support has just disappeared”
90% of unpaid carers said that they are spending more time caring and 82% saying they have had no respite since the beginning of the pandemic.