You might not think of yourself as a carer and think what you do is just part of being a parent, spouse, friend or sibling. As a result you might be missing out on the support that is available.
Our Resources and Support Centre contains information and articles that can help support you in your caring role.
Illness, disability and old age; there are many reasons why 3 in 5 of us will need to look after a loved one and become a carer at some point in our lives. It can be extremely rewarding, but it can also be tough. We can help.
Our services include one to one support, befriending, complementary therapies, days out and breaks, plus free training courses, an online forum to connect to others, support groups and carer cafes. We also offer specialist support for those serving in the military and young adult carers aged 18-25.
If you are a young carer, check out our website just for you.
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Up to June 4th 2012 I was just me, a nearly 40yr old, single, wine drinking, cat owning, sister, aunt, a friend, sometimes the funny one or even the fat one. But that was as far as my labels went and some I liked, some I didn’t. Then on that day I became a Carer.