Caring for someone
Many people don't receive the support they need because they don't recognise the caring role they have.
A carer is a person of any age - adult or child – who provides unpaid support to a friend or family member, who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support. The NHS provides a useful description of how to tell if you are a carer.
In this section you will find information about the following: