Definition of a carer
'A carer spends a significant proportion of their life providing unpaid support to family or potentially friends. This could be caring for a relative, partner or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or substance misuse problems.' (Department of Health definition)
Looking for information?
Tameside Carers Centre - www.tameside.gov.uk/carerscentre
Support is available for adult carers and young carers.