Am I an Unpaid Carer?

You may be wondering if you, or someone you know, is an unpaid carer. Many people spend time looking after someone else, and over time, do not realise that they have become an unpaid carer.

An unpaid carer is someone who cares for a family member or friend, who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction, cannot cope without their support.

We understand it’s often difficult to know for sure if you’re an unpaid carer, so we’ve designed a simple assessment to help you.

By finding out if you are an unpaid carer, you’ll be able to access a range of practical, emotional, and financial support to help you in your caring role. The sooner you find out, the sooner you can get access to the help you need. Just click on the button below.