Information and support for carers of people with Parkinson's
A carer is someone who looks after a family member, partner or
friend who is in need of support, and who is usually not paid for
the care they provide.
Recognising your role as a carer
not think of yourself as a carer, seeing what you do as part of
life as a partner, husband, wife, son, daughter, friend or
But recognising your role as a carer may mean you can claim
benefits and access health and social care services that can help
We use the word carer to describe anyone who provides unpaid
care and support for someone with Parkinson's.
Take a look at our booklet, The carer's
guide or browse the pages below.
In this section
Direct and confidential help and support