Dear Paul_2201123
Hi i am Kristie i volunteer as an online community host for Carers UK. I am sorry to hear of the difficult situation you find yourself in and i hope that fellow carers on the network can help you and give you advice. As you have said you have no support network this is a start for you.
So welcome to the forum! You are not alone in your caring role and i am sure that many on here will understand exactly how you feel and offer you the support that you need. Caring can be very lonely and the pandemic has made caring responsibilities challenging as many carers have been socially restricted and unable to attend social groups etc.
Carers UK are running two online weekly meet-ups for carers and you can find the information on how to register at Care For A Cuppa:- ... ne-meetups. The second online weekly meet-up for carers is Share and Learn:- ... e-sessions.
Our telephone number for Carers UK is 0808 808 7777 and is open from Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am-6pm. Our email address is (
They provide information and guidance to unpaid carers. This covers:-
-Benefits And Financial Support
-Your Rights As A Carer In The Workplace
-Carers Assessments And How To Get Support In Your Caring Role
-Services Available To Carers And The People You Care For
-How To Complain Effectively And Challenge Decisions
Best Wishes