If you are looking after someone with cancer on a regular basis; helping them to attend their appointments, to understand the information given to them by their doctors, to ensure they are looking after themselves at home, or providing emotional support; then you are a carer. You yourself are entitled to help and support!
There are also some online resources which you may find useful.
We are still building our Cancer Carer Support Directory and links to online support- if you know about a support service for carers that isn’t listed, please let us know by emailing [email protected]. Please call or email ahead to check times, dates and locations of support group meetings before you leave home. Many of the groups we link to are run by volunteers, and plans may change depending on their availability.
The following websites give information about a range of issues affecting carers, including social and financial support: