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.

Information Hub

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.

Resource and Support Centre

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.

Support–Info–Advice

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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Know your rights as a carer

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Carers Dorset Festival coming 25 November

To celebrate Carer's Rights Day, Dorset Council are running their own Carers Dorset...
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Information on getting the flu jab if you have a learning disability or care for someone who does

Children and adults with learning disabilities are clearly identified as a clinically...
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Paul’s story

Paul cares for his wife, Mandy, who has Parkinson’s disease and dementia. Paul has been Mandy’s carer since they moved to Dorset in 2004.

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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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