Am I a carer?
If you look after someone you love or care about, you may not consider yourself a carer. Caring is something we do as parents, partners, children, sisters, brothers and friends, often without question, or the need for a label.
A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a family member or friend who could not always manage without their support. They might look after someone with a physical disability, long term health condition, mental health issue or a problem with substance misuse.
What does caring mean?
Caring for someone can be positive and rewarding, but it can also be challenging, tiring and isolating. It may also affect your finances and ability to work or study.Learn More
How We Can Help
We will work with you, health and social care providers, as well as colleagues in other charities across Wiltshire to find the support that’s right for you. Our support workers will work alongside you to build on the positives, help improve your wellbeing, and build a positive future for you and the person you care for.
First things first: You need to register with us. You can do that here online by clicking on the button at the bottom of the page. Once you have done that we can help.
If you look after someone, you are not alone.
Register with us and we’ll do all we can to help you access the information and support you need.
Once you have registered with us, a member of our referral team will contact you.
If you would like to register as a carer or refer a carer with us over the telephone please contact us on 0800 181 4118