Opinion

To live or lay low? My experience as a student and care worker during the Covid-19 pandemic

“As a carer in a locked-down home, I am often one of the only people a resident will see that day, and so will be the person to whom they express their worries. It saddened me beyond words these past few weeks seeing how residents deteriorated in isolation, suffering from boredom and loneliness.”

Jemima Storey discusses the harsh realities of working as a care worker this winter.