Roger Firth and his wife

Carer experience

Roger Firth explains what it's like to be a carer

Care crisis in the Midlands?

A new survey released for Carers' Week shows that thousands of unpaid carers are putting their health at risk to care for loved ones.

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The struggles faced by those who care for loved ones

There are now over 6.5 million unpaid carers in the UK, people caring for friends or family members.

Monday marks the beginning of Carers Week, aiming to raise awareness of the struggles carers have to overcome.

David Dunn has been a carer to his wife Diane who suffers from Parkinsons for the past five years, he says it is a struggle and has no longer has time for a social life.

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