A carer is anyone, including children and adults who look after a family member, partner or friend who needs help because of their illness, frailty, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction and cannot cope without their support. The care they give is unpaid.
Are you one of them? You may see it as part of your life or duty to care – many carers do not always recognise themselves as carers.
Why not go to the “Are You A Carer” tab on the right-hand side of this page for more information and useful links to other websites.