A parent carer cares for a child under 18 with any additional need. This may also be a grandparent or guardian. Here some parents talk about their experiences and the challenges they face
My 10-year-old son, Ralph, has ADHD and OCD. He moved in with me in 2019 and I have been a full time carer ever since.
Parent carer Heather talks about her struggles getting her GP to understand her caring role with her now adult son.
My son has been diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder, ASD, ADHD, a heart condition, diabetes, asthma and anxiety
My teenage son has quite a few needs – dyspraxia and hypermobility, but the hardest for me is his developmental issues.
I am an accountant by profession. I gave up my career to care full-time for my son, Musa, 16. I am a writer in between caring and working and have published two novels
Parent carer and senior nurse Edward opens up about why he set up a group to help men to look after their mental health.