• Oscar

    Barry’s Story

    Barry has been a carer to his wife, Mary for over three decades. Mary was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis when they were engaged. His role has changed over the years from husband to full-time carer and in 2000, in his early 40s, he gave up work due to illness related to working and caring.

    Barry’s Story
  • Celina’s Story

    Celina was thrown into caring for her Mum at a young age, but no one really understood her caring role and how hard it was to juggle everything at once

    Celina’s Story
  • Anthony’s story

    If you spot Anthony and Alice Bridges eating out at a restaurant you’ll think they are just like any other couple

    Anthony’s story
  • Danielle’s story

    Danielle has put her own life and ambitions on hold to care for her mum. There are thousands like her who don’t get the support they need and suffer alone, feeling isolated and unable to reach out.

    Danielle’s story
  • Helen’s story

    Helen cares for her 18 year old daughter Maja who was born with the rare condition Kleefstra Syndrome. Maja has a range of issues, include severe learning difficulties and low muscle tone.

    Helen’s story
  • Kate’s Story

    Up to June 4th 2012 I was just me, a nearly 40yr old, single, wine drinking, cat owning, sister, aunt, a friend, sometimes the funny one or even the fat one. But that was as far as my labels went and some I liked, some I didn’t. Then on that day I became a Carer.

    Kate’s Story