New to caring

Caring is a journey. It can be one of the most fulfilling and challenging things you will ever do. If you are new to caring it can be difficult to know what to do first. Here carers and professionals share their thoughts and experiences on the caring role.

This library is for all carers looking after someone who is unable to care for themselves.

If you are caring for a someone with a terminal illness, it can be both rewarding and challenging. Information from Marie Curie can help you know what to expect – from day-to-day caring to looking after your own needs. Please visit our site via the useful links.

The information available from this website is not intended to replace any advice from health, social care or other professionals. We suggest that you consult with a qualified professional about your individual circumstances. Read our legal disclaimer for more information.