State of Caring Carers UK State of Caring 2017 Report - Page 28

STATE OF CARING REPORT 2017 About Carers UK At times, caring can be profoundly joyful. There’s nothing more natural and human than helping our loved ones get the most out of life. There’s also nothing more difficult than focusing on someone else’s needs without neglecting our own. Whether we’re caring around the clock or balancing caring with work and family life, it can be exhausting. The ‘system’ can be bewildering. The emotions can be shattering. However caring affects you, we’re here. 28