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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Heavy, thundery showers will clear northwards through the morning, allowing it to turn drier and brighter for many.
Heavy and thundery showers slowly moving north giving way to drier and brighter spells by the afternoon.
Residents in Kings Heath say they predicted an accident yesterday which left an elderly pedestrian critically injured.