Your health and wellbeing

Caring for someone can take its toll on your mental health & wellbeing.  Looking after yourself is often forgotten, but vital to ensure you can continue to care for your loved one.  You can not pour from an empty jug!

Remember to let your GP know that you are caring for someone who depends on you.

Consider who else and what services could help you to get a break from caring.

Looking after yourself

When you are focused on caring, it’s easy to forget or run out of time to focus on yourself and your relationships.

Emergency/urgent help

If you feel very distressed or think that you can not keep yourself or someone else safe then you should choose one of the following options