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Are you looking after someone? If so you could be a carer.

There are many reasons why people might need some extra support – they could have a physical or mental illness, they may be frail or have a disability, or they could be struggling with an addiction. They might need physical or emotional support or need practical help to manage day to day tasks.

Carers often provide this type of support to relatives, friends or neighbours even though they are not paid to do so. Carers might not live with the person they support and can be any age.

If you think you might be a carer,  you are not alone. There is help and support for you and the person you look after.