In Our Words
Our Stories and Our Voices

What is it like caring for someone else?

Hear carers talk about their lives, how they manage their caring roles and their messages for other carers.


Tom, a young adult carer, chats about his world caring for his mum for the past 15 years.

Ann Hacon

Ann really benefitted from her employer support during some difficult times, demonstrating the value in working together as a carer and employer.

Malcolm and Mary

A real insight into the lives of two carers from Norfolk and how they continue to manage their life circumstances.


Clare shares her story about caring for her husband with multiple sclerosis, as well as discussing the benefits of playing tennis and the influence its had on her and her family’s life.

Richard Leeds, Mayor of Cromer

Richard Leeds, the Mayor of Cromer, talks about how important and impactful relaxation time for carers is.


James talks about caring for his son who suffers from psychotic attacks and how Carers Matter Norfolk have helped him through these challenging times.

Maria chats with Michelle

Maria, of Carers Matter Norfolk, chats with Michelle, an unpaid carer from Norwich, about how she met her husband in the TA and her life now as his carer.

Mary Russell

72 year old Mary Russell tells her story as a carer, the difficulties of caring through different circumstances and the benefits of self help groups.


Carer Will shares his story about his partner Neil, who has Parkinson’s.