Links for carers
General information & support for carers
Carers Direct – information from the NHS online and via a confidential telephone and email helpline
Carers Wales – A charity which provides help and advice to members. The website and leaflets give useful information on rights and what help is available.
Crossroads Care Wales – a charity that provides practical local support for carers and the people they care for
Directgov – caring for someone – The UK government’s information on caring for people in England and Wales.
Looking after me – Local courses for people who care for someone with a long term health condition.
ME FM Action – information for carers from a Canadian perspective
Foggy Friends Forum: ME/CFS Parents, Carers And Friends. A place just for parents, carers and friends to ‘chat’ online
CFS Care – email support group for those caring for people with CFS, ME, and associated illnesses.
NB many general ME support groups welcome carers
Information & Support for carers of children
Contact a family – Contact a Family provides support, advice and information for families with disabled children, no matter what their condition or disability.
Cerebra – A charity that offers support to parents, carers and others involved with any child with a brain related condition (brain injuries, neurological disorders, mental disabilities, developmental problems).