A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a relative, partner or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or substance misuse problems. Anyone who is supporting someone on a regular basis is a carer. The Social Services and Well-Being Act (Wales) 2014 defines a carer as someone who provides or intends to provide care for an adult or disabled child.
Carer Facts and Figures
of carers are women
of people will be a carer at some point in their life
of carers are men