Care4Carers – Why Informal Care Matters


Unpaid informal care has formed the invisible backbone of our society. There are about 100 million family carers providing about 80% of care across Europe. Without them our health and social systems would crumble but they are still far from being recognized and supported accordingly.

In his TED-talk Scott Williams sums up in a nutshell why it is utterly important to provide adequate support and social protection for informal carers around the world.