Join the event: Care and support at home in the time of Covid

An event exploring the experiences of volunteers, carers and care workers during the Covid-19 pandemic in BCP and Dorset

About this event

The Covid-19 pandemic has concentrated much care and support within peoples homes. The closure of schools, day centres, shops and non-essential services during lockdowns, alongside prohibitions on household mixing, have meant that caring work has been much more spatially concentrated and contained within households than in normal times.

This has placed increasing demands on carers and home care workers. It has also expanded initiatives of volunteer-provided support to people at home. This event presents the early findings of a research project exploring the activities and experiences of carers, care workers and volunteers in Bournemouth, Christchurch, Poole and Dorset over the past 18 months. It also includes a round table discussion in which experts and leaders from the voluntary and community sector, carers’ groups, home care providers and local government will reflect on current and future challenges for their respective fields, and the role of academic research in addressing these.


Wed, 8 September 2021


13:00 – 15:30 BST


This event is free and open to all. Book your place at Care and support at home in the time of Covid Tickets, Wed 8 Sep 2021 at 13:00 | Eventbrite


Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 858 6375 8884

Passcode: i98CDv8@


For further information on this event please contact

Dr Rosie Read, email: