What is a carer?
We explain what it means to be a carer and the many ways that the UK’s 6.5 million carers provide help and support for family members and friends.
Looking after yourself
If you care for a loved one, it can be easy to forget about your own needs. So, we’ve created a practical guide on how to look after yourself.
Loneliness and depression
Caring can be lonely at times, but talking to others can help and we offer advice on where to turn for further support if you're feeling lonely.
If you care for someone, you can arrange a carer’s assessment to find out if you’re eligible for support.
It can be difficult to broach a subject that might upset a loved one - a little planning should help.
Respite care offers carers a break from caring, by providing replacement support. We explain the options and how to ...