Support for Carers

Caring for someone can be an extremely stressful job and Age UK and Friends of the Elderly provide a great deal of information to support carers, particularly those looking after the elderly.

The Carers Trust and Carers UK offer information, guidance and support for carers as does SSAFA Support Groups that can offer information for carers through their channels.

The Princess Royal Carers Trust work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring (unpaid) for a family member or friend, likewise, the Royal British Legion offer advice and support for the carers of forces personnel.

Age Action Alliance gives the following advice on 23 valuable tips for carers from top healthcare professionals.