Emily Holzhausen OBE, Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Carers UK, believes we need to think and plan differently for people with unpaid caring responsibilities. Carers Week is an opportunity to look at the scale of caring responsibilities and consider how to we can create more effective support for carers.
Emily Holzhausen OBE
Emily Holzhausen OBE is Director of Policy and Public Affairs at Carers UK. Emily leads on policy, parliamentary, research and media work as well as overseeing all advice and information services.
With the winter upon us, it’s more important than ever to protect ourselves and those we care for against COVID-19 and flu and get vaccinated. But how do we increase take-up among unpaid carers, a critical and highly valued group of people? Emily Holzhausen OBE, Carers UK, considers what more we can all do.
To mark Carers Rights Day, Carers UK has released a new report: Cycles of Caring: transitions in and out of unpaid caring. It’s prompting a rethink of the way we identify carers.
Workshop: Working together to develop carer friendly communities Wednesday 11 October 12.10 – 1.10 Solent Hall "With an ageing population, and more people living longer with disabilities into older age, attention continues to turn to how we support this positive …