Last Updated on November 25, 2013

Defining Carers

The word ‘carer’ is used across many sectors, and to describe many different groups of people. However, the word ‘carer’ – and in particular, the term ‘family carer’ – is often very consciously not used in certain sectors and circumstances.…

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The Wisdom of Family Carers

It is widely understood that Family Carers are more likely to experience poor health (O’Sullivan, 2008), economic hardship (OECD, 2011), anxiety, stress, loneliness and isolation than the general population. However, the experience of caring can be incredibly rewarding. It can…

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