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.
Getting help with caring
We explain your options for additional support if you’re struggling to provide care for a partner, relative or friend.
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.
If you care for someone for more than 35 hours a week, find out if you could apply for Carer’s Allowance.
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 your options.