Age UK

Age UK provides help and support to carers across the UK in many ways – such as offering counselling and support groups, sharing advice on carer’s assessments and benefits, and providing day care and respite, or organising fun activities to allow carers to relax.

Visit the Age UK website

Carers Week

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. It also helps people who don't think of themselves as having caring responsibilities to identify as carers and access much-needed support.

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Carers Trust

Carers Trust is a major charity for, with and about carers. They work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems. Their vision is that unpaid carers count and can access the help they need to live their lives.

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Carers UK

Carers UK is here to listen, to give tailored information and advice, campaign for lasting change, and find new ways to support carers with their caring role. 

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Imago are a social action organisation delivering diverse services and supporting individuals, organisations and communities across Kent, Medway, East Sussex and London

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The ME Association

The ME Association supports, informs, campaigns and invests in medical research to help people with ME/CFS and Long Covid and those who care for them. We are focused on improving healthcare for the 1 million or more people who are so often neglected. 

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MND Association

MND Association funds research, supports patients, carers and professionals, and campaigns for better care. Their support includes information and resources, grants and local support and the MND Connect helpline.

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Oxfam GB is a global movement of millions of people who won’t live with the injustice of poverty – we believe in a kinder and radically better world where everyone has the power to thrive, not just survive.

As part of our mission, we work with others to make sure that anyone who provides care – including parents and guardians of children, care workers and unpaid carers – is supported and valued, and does not have to live in poverty for the vital work they do.

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Rethink Mental Illness

Rethink runs over 130 local groups. These provide vital peer support in the community, including over 50 support groups which offer a listening ear, friendship and social support for carers. They also offer practical advice over the phone via their advice line, as well as on their website.

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The Lewy Body Scoiety

The Lewy Body Scoiety aims to shine a light on Lewy body dementia, the second most common type of dementia in older people. They raise awareness of the disease, fund clinical research and help families affected through information materials and through their helpline.

Visit The Lewy Body Scoiety website