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Caring for someone
A carer looks after someone, usually a relative or
friend, who needs support because of their age,
physical or learning disabilities, illness, or mental health
Caring for someone covers lots of
different things, like helping with their washing, dressing or
eating, taking them to regular appointments or keeping them company
when they feel lonely or anxious.
The Care Act
changes the way
care and support is provided in England. You may be able to get
more help so that you can carry on caring.
Young carers and adults looking after a child with disabilities
are supported by the Children and Families Act.