It is important that carers look after their own health and wellbeing as well as supporting those they care for.
Below are some ways to look after your wellbeing. You can also visit the 5 ways to wellbeing page for further wellbeing tips.
Gloucestershire’s Carers Hub
The Gloucestershire Cares Hub offers support and advice on mental health. Please contact them on 0300 111 9000.
Glos Young Carers advice and support
Glos Young Carers keep connected through the Glos Young Carers Facebook page. Alternatively you can phone them on 01452 733060.
Carers UK offers support to carers. Their helpline, 0808 808 7777, is open Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:00am – 4:00pm.
Further support and guidance
- See guidance on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Visit Every Mind Matters for clear advice and actions to take care of your mental health and wellbeing.
- Visit the Carers UK website for tips designed to help both you and those you care for look after yourselves and protect your mental wellbeing.