Carers do it for love not money

Most genuine carers would gladly give up the pittance paid to them in benefits to have a more normal and stress free life.


I THINK it is wise to have some experience of a subject before voicing opinions.

D Hewitt, of Newcastle, (Sentinel, April 7) obviously has none otherwise he or she would not have come out with such a narrow view on carers.

I however, do speak from experience. I have raised a child with Prader-Willi syndrome which is a very difficult and stressful condition to cope with.

I have a husband who has manic depressive illness and I have recently helped my aged mother nurse my lovely father, who was suffering with dementia, until his death. (more…)




Our site is run for carers by carers and we all do so on a voluntary basis. If you would like to contribute towards our costs, then it would be much appreciated so we are able to continue to run Chill4us as the family for carers that our members tell us it is.