Sarah’s Story

Sarah’s Story

Sarah has been a carer from a young age and has experienced that transition into adulthood, which has impacted her career as a project manager. ‘I would say that caring has definitely affected my career and my ability to get promoted. I’ve always had to accept...
Lindsay’s story

Lindsay’s story

Lindsay works as a full-time nurse whilst caring for her mother who has been diagnosed with mixed dementia.  She juggles caring for her mother alongside her job as a nurse and when she can, balance childcare to support her daughter with her grandchildren. The number...
Kate’s story

Kate’s story

Kate, cared for her mum and dad for over 20 years while working for the local council. Her mum suffered with dementia and her dad COPD. After her dad passed away, Kate spent everyday caring for her mum whilst continuing to work . ‘You can get a call at any time....
James’s story

James’s story

James looks after his son who has ADHD and autism whilst working compressed hours as a community care worker. “My role requires some online training to be undertaken a few times per year. Often, I find myself taking this home, and I am completing this past midnight...
Tasha’s story

Tasha’s story

Tasha has been a working carer for several decades having looked after her father and now her husband who has a genetic kidney disease and visual impairment. Her care responsibilities have been met with a lack of sufficient support and compassion from previous...
Sophie’s story

Sophie’s story

Sophie is taking care of both her son and mother-in-law, both live with her at home. Her mother-in law having been diagnosed with Parkinson’s needs someone at all times to support her with her mobility and daily living activities while her son is autistic and requires...
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