Are you a carer?

You might not think of yourself as a carer and think what you do is just part of being a parent, spouse, friend or sibling. As a result you might be missing out on the support that is available.

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Our Information hub contains information and articles that can help support you in your caring role. Be sure to register with us to take full advantage.

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We Care.

Illness, disability and old age; there are many reasons why 3 in 5 of us will need to look after a loved one and become a carer at some point in our lives. It can be extremely rewarding, but it can also be tough. We can help.


We can help you find the support you need for your caring role. Contact us today.

Carer Support Dorset

We support carers across Dorset.

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We can put you in touch with organisations which may be able to help you.

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We also support young carers

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Navigating Addiction As A Carer: Alcohol Awareness Week 2024

This week is Alcohol Awareness Week in the UK, it is a time to shed light on the impact...
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Simon’s story

Simon cares for his Mum who has Alzheimer’s. She was first diagnosed about 5 years ago, but as she gets older her needs are increasing and Simon finds it hard to look after his own mental health when also looking after her.

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Young man

If you are aged between 5-18 and look after someone or know of a young carer visit our young carer site.

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