We are continually gathering stories from working carers. These stories provide an insight into the experiences of other working carers and provide a source of inspiration and support for us all.

Here is our list of working carer stories. We will continue to add more stories as they become available so keep checking this page.

Too much to live for says breast cancer survivor

“I have got too much to live for,” breast cancer survivor Janine told her carer husband Andrew.

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Mum’s fall led to five years of care

After she had a bad fall, Dennis spent five intense years caring for his mother.

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At 42, Bronwyn retrained as a nurse

Bronwyn tried for years to find employment in a haphazard way, without any success.

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Vlado wouldn’t have it any other way

Vlado has been caring for his mum Maria for the past 20-odd years and wouldn’t have it any other way.

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Chris and Catherine share Margaret’s care with their parents

This month’s carer story arises from our article Living a Good Life: Personal support networks, an inspiring series of six fantastic video mini documentaries.

Read more: Chris and Catherine share Margaret’s care with their parents