You're not on your own.
from people who care.
If you look after a loved one, you’ll know all about the ups and downs of caring. Guilt, resentment, stress and loneliness are just some of the common feelings that can come with caring. Carers UK believes you shouldn't have to go through it alone. It can be good to talk to other carers who understand what you are going through whether via our online forum or attending one of our branches.
"Carers are not always in families." Frederick has been a carer for the last five years. He would like more recognition for carers, like himself, who are not part of a traditional ‘family’ but are caring for a partner.
Listen to Maryann
Hear Maryann talk about how caring for her mum has affected her whole family. "When mum took ill it was a complete and utter shock to our whole family but we just had to manage and get on with it," she says.
You're not alone
It's the people on this website that have given me the help and confidence to keep going. I just wish I'd found you all a year ago!
New from Carers World Radio
Hear the latest on Carers World Radio's investigation into how child carers have been left out of moves to streamline the rights for adult carers.