Advice and Support for Family Carers

You Are Not Alone

Our campaign celebrates and supports the unseen, unheralded commitment that millions of people make to loved ones who struggle to cope at home.

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You Are Not Alone
Help at home

How are we going to help?

  • Joining up families with local support services
  • Free drop-in sessions and phoneline for help and advice
  • Campaigning for more family carer support
  • Providing free information guides
  • Interviews with experts across the sector
  • Advice for approaching the subject of care
  • Raising awareness of the lack of support and advice available
  • Helping health and social care colleagues to support families

We’re here for you

It can be overwhelming and isolating, and we believe there isn’t enough information, support and resources available for people needing extra help, and their loved ones. We are on a mission to help; through providing information sessions, interviews with experts, local knowledge, and helpful care tips.

Our “You Are Not Alone” campaign aims to address the lack of support and resources for individuals needing some extra help to remain independent, and their family carers.

GoodOaks, with its partnership approach, seeks to empower families and improve lives by providing essential support and celebrating the joy of staying at home.

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Broach homecare or visiting care

Watch our videos

We interviewed various experts from within the care sector to provide help and advice for family carers across the nation.

Join Emma, a Chartered Financial Planner at Baker Davies, as she shares invaluable insights into financial planning for care.

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As seen on

You Are Not Alone

55%
of unpaid carers feel aren’t meeting the needs of their own health and wellbeing
30%
feel they can’t maintain the current level of care they are providing their loved ones
23%
feel unable to meet the needs of their loved ones
62%
felt stressed in the last week, 50% higher than the general public
2x
more likely to have felt lonely in the last week
20%
did not have a good understanding of any care and support options

Download our report

We worked with OnePoll to conduct a comprehensive survey with of 1,000 unpaid carers across England. The objective was to delve into the perspectives and experiences of unpaid carers, shedding light on their views on the current unpaid care landscape in the UK.

Download our full report to find out more.

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