Growing up as a young carer for a parent

Seerche talks about her experiences as a young carer, caring for her mum, and how it has shaped her life as an adult. Read more

How life changes when you become a carer overnight

Linda explains how life can suddenly change when you become a carer overnight. Read more

Carers launch creative writing resources and films

Creative writing workbook with a collection of short films about carers in East Sussex unveiled. Read more

Creative Writing Workbook: Carers Words, Carers Lives

Get your free copy of the Creative writing workbook for carers, produced in collaboration with carers in East Sussex. Read more

Carers changing needs: Care for the Carers in 2019

Care for the Carers' Chief Executive, Jennifer Twist, discusses carers' changing roles since the charity was established 30 years ago. Read more

Caring for a relative with learning disabilities

Chris shares how he's been a carer for his son with learning disabilities for all his adult life. Read more

Maintaining balance in a carer and partner relationship

Ben shares his experiences of caring for his partner in the short film, Two Way Street. Read more

Dealing with emotions as a carer

Babs shares the emotions she's experienced as a carer, and reveals some of the poetry that she has written to help her wellbeing. Read more

Downs and ups as a carer

Denise shows how life as a carer can have downs and ups. Read more

How a Carer's Assessment can benefit you

Hazel encourages all unpaid carers to get a Carer's Assessment in this film about caring for a neighbour. Read more

Memories of a former carer

How language barriers can cause difficulties and frustrations in a caring role. Read more

Effects of long term caring for a partner

Geoff shares the impact that caring in the long term has had on him. Read more