I’m More Than A Carer (Caregiver)
An interview series for carers to share thoughts, feelings and emotions.
Being a carer is hard, having a huge impact on your life, emotions and mental health.
Share your experiences so other carers can understand they are not alone.
Read carer stories
“You know, what’s an illness between true friends, man and wife, lovers, whatever you want to call it?
We are a proper pair of people who love and adore each other,” says John.
In a recent interview, John talks openly about the emotional strain that caring places on him as an individual but maintains his wife’s illness has had little negative impact on their relationship.
The Third Episode in a series of interviews, “I’m more than a carer” exploring the real thoughts and feelings of family carers in their own words.Malcolm talks to us about his experiences of caring for his wife Margaret after her diagnosis of Alzheimers and the journey that followed. I looked after Margaret, she got diagnosed in 2007 and then she passed away in 2017, so that was 10 years. 8 of those years, I was a carer for her.
The Second Episode in a series of interviews, “I’m more than a carer” exploring the real thoughts and feelings of family carers in their own words.
Maud works full time, is a wife, an enthusiastic wife, mum, step mum, step grandma, daughter, aunt, sister and friend.
For 10 years I’ve also been the family carer of my 89 year old mother-in-law (MIL).
Most days I’m on top of everything, but I don’t mind sharing that sometimes I feel alone and unsupported.
The First Episode in a series of interviews, “I’m more than a carer” exploring the real thoughts and feelings of family carers in their own words.
Ally is 18-25 years old, enjoys reading, going to the gym and spending time with loved ones.
She cared for her nana up until her passing and has kindly come forward to share her story, in her own words.