The Independent Age website provides a advice on their What Support for Carers page.
Carers UK is a charity set up to help the millions of people who look after an older, disabled or seriously ill family member or friend.
They provide lots of information on caring, and a YouTube channel with lots of useful advice
The Carers Trust offers information on what the role of a carer can mean, and some key facts for carers and the people they care for.
Looking after someone with dementia
The following websites all provide independent information and advice on caring for someone with dementia:
The My Ageing Parent website put together ten top tips for looking after a relative with dementia. (This website is no longer live)
The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) has produced a film which reminds us that although dementia causes the loss of some abilities, people's feelings remain intact. The people in this film talk about their emotions, and give a deeply moving and personal insight into an often overlooked aspect of the condition.
Looking after someone with mental health problems
Rethink provide specialist advice for the carers of people with mental health problems.
Mind, a national mental health charity, also provide specialist advice for carers.
The NHS website offers advice to the carers of people with depression.
Looking after someone with disabilities
Full of Life’s Carers’ Advocacy Service provides independent practical support, advice and information in Social Care, Benefits, Health and Education for parent carers in Kensington and Chelsea. For more information about Full of Life's Carers Advocacy Service call 020 8962 9917 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org (Mon-Fri 10am-5pm, appointment only)