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Support for carers

Caring for someone can be difficult and stressful and there may be challenges both physically and emotionally.

It's important to remember that you aren't alone and that there's support available.

Needing help doesn't mean you aren't a good carer. Everyone who is caring for someone will need support sometimes.

Read below for some actions you can take.

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed May 2021.

See also:

Carer's guide to mouth care

Financial support for health costs

Looking after yourself when caring for someone who is dying

Support for carers of someone with dementia

Support services

Support & services for older people

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