Carers Trust works to improve support, services, and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring (unpaid) for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems.
Carers UK is the main membership charity in the UK for carers. They have a dedicated “Help and advice” section, which shares the stories of a wide range of carers, as well as advice from professionals and interviews with experts. This makes it an ideal place for advice and information if you’re a first-time carer.
One feature which particularly caught our attention is a short, humorous survival guide written by a lady called Gillie, who shares her top tips to help other carers cope in their caring roles, including: