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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Help & Advice

Our Resources and Support Centre 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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Discover the local Carer Support Groups available

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August newsletter

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Nick’s Story

Nick cares for his wife of 46 years, Lyn. He has been Lyn’s full time carer now for ten years after Lyn had a stroke. After taking early retirement from his job to care for Lyn, Nick has helped his wife with all manner of tasks around the home including cooking, helping Lyn to move around, to collect prescriptions and to do the shopping.

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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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