Taking care of yourself

It is important that you take care of your own health, even if you are busy looking after someone else's health. 

Being healthy is not only important for you, but it also helps the person you care for too.

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Stay well this winter

There are a number of things you can do to keep you and your family well in winter. Visit Stay Well This Winter from the NHS for helpful tips and advice. 

Is the strain of caring affecting how you get on with your partner, family and friends?

Taking care of your relationships can help you to take care of yourself. We have details of organisations which can help with relationship support.  

More ways to take care of yourself

Getting support if you are a young carer

If you are a young carer and would like information and support about looking after your mental health, find where to go for support

Date revised: 24/12/2020