Caring for someone can be very difficult and many people find that they need extra help with the care they provide.
For information and to find out what help is available please see the NHS choices website. https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/social-care-and-support/
More information can also be found at https://www.carersuk.org/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIv5_70vax2QIVh5PtCh3pQAJWEAMYAiAAEgL_S_D_BwE
Call the Carers Direct helpline
You can call the Carers Direct helpline on 0300 123 1053 if you need help with your caring role and want to talk to someone about what options are available to you.
If you are busy at certain times of day, you can send the Carers Direct helpline a message and ask for an adviser to call you back for free at a time that is convenient to you.
If you are a carer, the helpline advisers can give you information to help make decisions about your personal support needs and the needs of the person you're looking after.
This information includes assessments, benefits, direct payments, individual budgets, time off and maintaining, leaving or going back to work or education.
The Carers Direct helpline advisers can put you in touch with specialist national or local sources of help, including social care, healthcare and self-help networks and resources.
The helpline staff will tell you how to complain if anything goes wrong with any of the services you use, or put you in touch with your local authority or NHS services.