"A few months ago one of my carers decided not to continue in the role because of the required travelling on public transport through London."
"They didn't want to put themselves at risk of contracting the virus, a lot of my carers are getting sick, and if not them getting sick, members of their households are getting sick, meaning they have to self-isolate. And especially as there's already a reduced number of carers as it is, and it's the Christmas period - people wanting time off and annual leave and that kind of thing…
It's proven to be really difficult now to get care cover, and I'm not sure what I'm gonna do.
For the time being, my family can definitely help for the Christmas holidays because everyone's off work and school, but help is not kind of, you know, working 12 hour shifts."