Opportunity details

Are you 18 to 29, not White British and looking after someone with a serious illness or complex health condition? Take part in an exciting new research project.

Ethnically diverse young adults experience's of looking after someone seriously unwell or disabled.

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Full description:

A short online survey and discussions that will help researchers understand the mental health, availability of support and experiences of looking after someone at home from the perspective of non-White British young adults. This research will be the first step of designing a supportive intervention and influencing policy.
We are looking for people:
1. Aged 18-29 years
2. Ethnically Diverse
3. Looking after/supporting/caring for someone at home
4. Care recipient has a life-limiting condition

Date from

17th November 2023

Date to

1st June 2024


Participants will receive a £10.00 voucher for having a conversation with a researcher.


Travel may be necessary if a participant wishes to meet in-person for the conversation with the researcher.


University of Leicester and LOROS Hospice

The University of Leicester is a leading research university based in the East Midlands.

LOROS Hospice is a local hospice providing end-of-life and palliative care to the residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.


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Children and young people
Mental health
Public health
Social care


UK wide

Involvement type:


What support is offered?

The research team will offer support in the form of signposting to support organisations and a debrief with lead supervisor, if requested.

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?


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