Being a carer can be physically and emotionally demanding. If you choose to support someone with a long term health condition or disability, we can help you to do so, without it having a negative impact on your life.


Being a carer can affect your health, leave you feeling isolated and often means you need to put your own life on hold.

At Making Space we understand the stress and pressures of being a carer. Our carer support workers can offer advice on everything from finance and welfare to medication and possible side effects. Our teams can also provide or signpost you to a range of local activities and support groups, including peer support and leisure and social activities and we can even offer you the chance to recharge your batteries by taking a carer break.

Our carer breaks offer you the chance to take a complimentary break from your caring role. You will have the opportunity to meet others experiencing similar caring circumstances through group breaks and establish a network of peer support.

We have a variety of carer support services and groups across the country, helping carers to have more balance in their life. Some of our carers support services are specific to the person you are caring for, such as someone living with dementia or with a mental health condition, and some are available to anyone in a caring role.

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