A carer is someone who cares for a family member, friend or neighbour because they are ill, frail, disabled or have mental ill-health or substance misuse problems.
If you are caring for someone who could not manage without your help, you are a carer.
Find out about the help and support you can get, such as:
- information and advice for carers
- carers assessment
- taking a break and time out
- money and legal matters
- young carers