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When caring changes or ends

We're here for you


Everyone's caring journey is different and will change overtime, or may come to an end.
This can happen for various reasons such as the person you care for has now recovered and no longer needs your support, you have chosen to take a step back from your caring role or sadly, because the person you cared for has died. We want you to know that although your circumstances have changed, we’re still here for you.

Useful resources

We understand that you may not want support right away and that's OK, we'll be here for you when you want to talk. There are also other fantastic services in the area that will help and support you during this time.

You are not alone.

Bereavement support

Dorothy House

Cruse Bereavement Care


Coping with feelings

For Bryan, loneliness crept in when his wife Jill had to go to a care home. Read his story here.


Community groups and services

Carers UK forum

Live Well B&NES



Need to talk to someone?

If you look after someone or if you know someone providing unpaid care, we're here for you.

We offer trusted advice, guidance and information to support you.

Call our Freephone Support Line on 0800 0388 885 (Monday - Friday, 9am - 1pm) or email,

Need to talk? Call our Freephone Support Line on 0800 0388 885 (Mon-Fri, 9am – 1pm)