In Doncaster there are at least 33,364 unpaid carers and they play a vital role in the provision of health and social care to friends, relatives and their loved ones in our town. We also recognise that often unpaid carers are providing this care alongside their traditional paid employment.
Over the last few months Doncaster Council and Doncaster Clinical Commissioning Group have been working with family carers and other key partners to look at how we can work better together to support carers in the future.
As we get older, or have problems with our health or mobility, then living independently and safely can become increasingly challenging. Here you can find out ways to support yourself or improve your quality of life and we will help you find the support and means to do this.
Stories and comments about their role from carers in Doncaster.
Important things to know about dementia and how Doncaster is working to become dementia friendly.
Find out what support is available to help you live independently, how to apply for a Blue Badge, find a care home, apply for home alarms & telecare services and more.