Carers in Bedfordshire is a registered charity. We are here to help unpaid carers of all ages, right across Bedfordshire, with information, support and advice. We give voice to their concerns.
I am an accountant by profession. I gave up my career to care full-time for my son, Musa, 16.
Living with second-hand depression and the roller coaster ride that is being a full-time unpaid carer.
Eve was at a Valuing People national forum as a Learning Disabilities representative when she met Pete.
I have been caring for my son for nine years. He is autistic and has a micro duplication of chromosome 16p11.2.
I have been a carer for my partner for the last ten years when she was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and bipolar.
I’m closer to my younger brother than most siblings, we’re more like friends. He doesn’t have much contact with others his age…
My mother lived with Multiple Sclerosis when I was growing up. I remember the days of feeling huge responsibility…
Ortrud explains how, despite being reluctant at first, counselling has helped her.
Young carers Jacobi and Aerith help care for their mum, Jenny who has Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
I care for my younger brother, who is 13. He has ADHD and Autism. My main responsibilities are to ensure he’s happy…