A carer is anyone, including children and adults who looks after a family member, partner or friend who needs help because of their illness, frailty, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction and cannot cope without their support. The care they give is unpaid, this is inclusive of both adult and young carers.
A- Z Guide for Carers
This guide is for informal carers living in Northern Ireland. It will tell carers where they can access information, support and services relevant to carers. It also directs carers to the organisations best placed to meet their needs.