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Is there life after caring?

No longer being a carer can leave a huge gap in life which can be difficult to fill. Life can be very different to what it was before and it may take time to adjust. The circumstances of the change may also affect how quickly you adapt. 

Anyone can become a carer

And it could be you.

A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for another person who cannot cope without support in their day-to-day life.

More than just a partner/parent/child?*

Whilst a rewarding experience, caring for someone can also be challenging: carers may be juggling work, family or their own health issues and having someone else’s needs constantly at the forefront of your mind can be emotionally exhausting.

Help for people with life-limiting illnesses launched

A service commissioned to help people with life-limiting illnesses manage their condition at home has been launched in East Berkshire to coincide with Dying Matters Weeks*.