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National organisations supporting Carers

There are a number of national organisations who can provide information and guidance to help you in your caring role:

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Carers TrustOpens new window

 Carers WalesOpens new window which is part of Carers UKOpens new window

Advice line: 0808 808 7777

They provide a range of Help and Advice Pages.  You can also download Carers Wales' Carers Rights Guide 2016Opens new window . 

Contact a FamilyOpens new window offers advice and support to families with disabled children 

NHS Direct WalesOpens new window has a range of useful information on its website, or ring 0845 46 47.

Age UKOpens new window supports older people in a range of ways. The local branch Age Cymru Swansea BayOpens new window supports people who are isolated as well as those with unpaid carers.


In addition, many organisations which support people with particular conditions also offer specific support for Carers.  Below are some suggestions; there are many others 

Action on Hearing Loss - information for carersOpens new window

Al-Anon - support for anyone whose life has been affected by someone else's drinkingOpens new window

Alzheimer’s Society – caring for a person with dementiaOpens new window

National Autistic Society - Parents, Relatives and CarersOpens new window

Bipolar UK - information for family and friendsOpens new window

Hafal – support for mental health carers in WalesOpens new window

Macmillan - looking after someone with cancerOpens new window

Marie Curie - being there for someone with a terminal illnessOpens new window

Mencap - information for parents and carersOpens new window

Mind – how to cope as a carerOpens new window

Motor Neurone Disease - information for carersOpens new window

The MS Society - support for carersOpens new window

Parkinson’s UK – caring for someone with Parkinson’sOpens new window

RNIB - information for family, friends and carers of someone with sight lossOpens new window

Stroke Association – life after stroke servicesOpens new window

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