Are you an unpaid carer?

Thank you for requesting our film – Are you an unpaid carer?

This film is free for you to use as an employer. It is eight minutes long.

More than three in five of us will become an unpaid carer in our lifetime, looking after a family member of friend with a disability, long term illness or frailty due to age. Recognising you are a carer is the first step in getting support.

You can circulate it to your team in the following ways:

  1. You can watch the film on You Tube and email the link to staff, or pop it on your intranet/staff newsletter. Please use
  2. You can embed this film on your own systems (such as an intranet/online staff hub/e-learning system) – please use the embed code <iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ src=”″ title=”YouTube video player” frameborder=”0″ allow=”accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture; web-share” allowfullscreen></iframe>
  3. You can watch the film below and circulate the link to this page to your staff team.

Suggested message content for your staff

More than three in five of us will become unpaid carers in our lifetime. This means we will look after a family member, partner or friend who is disabled, has a long-term illness or is frail due to age.

Local charity Caring Together has produced a short film about what it means to be an unpaid carer. It’s only eight minutes long and may help you, a colleague or a friend.

You can watch the film (below / using this link / at

There’s lots more information at