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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.


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Carer Support Dorset

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Carer Support Dorset Awarded £4,000 to Provide Vital Support to Dorset’s Unpaid Carers

Carer Support Dorset has been awarded £4,000 by Dorset Coronavirus Community Fund to...
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George’s Story

George has been married to Ann for almost 57 years. With the current Covid-19 pandemic, Ann is considered a vulnerable person and is under self-isolation (or shielding) for 12 weeks. This has impinged on George, who used to do the shopping twice a week, as he also tries to self-isolate with Ann.

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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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