There are many definitions to describe Carers and the caring role. Carers Trust defines a Carer as anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support.
Young Carers are children under 18 with caring responsibilities. More information can be found on the Carers UK website.
We have a wide range of services and support available across the borough: