Carers Stories

We hear from carers every day about the highs and lows of what it means to be a carer.  Watch and read their stories here.

Downs and ups as a carer

Downs and ups as a carer

Denise demonstrates in both the despair and humour that go with her caring role. Watch the 'Shipwreck and sunrise' film: Find...

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Lea’s story

Lea’s story

Lea is an unpaid carer who lives in East Sussex, and who, along with her sister, jointly cares for her mother with dementia....

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Charlotte’s Story

Charlotte’s Story

Charlotte's Story Charlotte is one of several unpaid carers in East Sussex to take part in our inter-generational Carers’ Words,...

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Jason’s Story

Jason’s Story

Jason's Story Jason is one of several unpaid carers in East Sussex to take part in our inter-generational Carers’ Words, Carers’...

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Ian’s Story

Ian’s Story

Ian is one of several unpaid carers in East Sussex to take part in our inter-generational Carers’ Words, Carers’ Lives heritage...

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John’s Story

John’s Story

John's Story John is one of several unpaid carers in East Sussex to take part in our inter-generational Carers’ Words, Carers’...

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Janice’s Story

Janice’s Story

Janice's Story Janice is one of several unpaid carers in East Sussex to take part in our inter-generational Carers’ Words,...

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Carers Breaks – Derek

Carers Breaks – Derek

Derek is a carer for his wife Susan, who is living with dementia. He talks to Care for the Carers about getting a break from his...

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Care for the Carers are always looking for stories about carers’ lives to be used in the media, on our website, and in our publications and reports.

Please get in touch if you would like to know more about sharing your experience of caring and supporting our work in our communications  If you would like to share your story, but do not want to be named, we will ensure that you remain anonymous.