Local Carers Stories

Local carers share their stories to raise awareness of looking after loved ones in Middlesbrough and Redcar & Cleveland and encourage more carers to recognise their role and connect to support if required. 

You can share your story by emailing us at hello@wecareyoucare.info or download and complete our case study template and return it to us by email or post (We Care You Care, MVDA, St. Mary's Centre, 82-90 Corporation Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 2RW):

Download the WCYC Case Study Template

Click on the image of the carers story you would like to read:

Teenage girl sat writing on floor outside, wearing headphones
Photo of young girl holding a rope with text overlay directing to young carers case study
Image of two girls playing in a field with text overlay directing to carers story.
Girl running in field with balloons with text overlay, directing to carers story.
Image of a lady with blonde hair smiling in left hand corner with text in purple ["When you are so absorbed by daily tasks and chores, it is easy to become overwhelmed and feel trapped in a mundane cycle." Sarah (local carer)]

 

Image of a lady (right hand side) with arm raised, smiling and looking down. We Care You Care logo on top right and text reading ["Caring in our culture isn't visible, it happens but it is hidden within families" Rahima (local carer)] in purple and following text at the bottom left reading [Click to read Rahima's story in full] in orange.

 

Image of older male playing football with boy. Carers quote in purple to right.

 

Image of teen girl sat on right with carers quote in white text on orange background on left

 

Black and white image of male with head on female smiling at each other with carers quote in purple next to it.

 

Photo of Ann and Jeffrey in Locke Park with carer quote to right

 

Photo of Angela in Kinship top sitting on bench in Locke Park, Redcar. Carers quote in white writing on orange background to left

 

Picture of male with beard and blue eyes looking at camera. Purple text to right of image.

 

Black and white photo of Abby smiling with text in white on teal background

 

Photo of Helen in swimming pool with daughter and husband, carers quote in purple on left hand side

 

Frank and Liz pictured with grandson and quote from their Kinship Care story

 

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Neuro Key

Neuro Key have compiled three case studies that provide insight into some of the everyday challenges carers face and highlighting specific barriers, lack of understanding and awareness of neurological conditions in the legal and health professions as well as the wider community.

Perspectives of Life Managing a Neurological Condition, Carer Case Study (Neuro Key 2020)