Help for Carers has been supporting Linda with caring for her husband Lenny since 2011. Lenny has dementia and mobility difficulties and Linda cares for him full time. With support from a Help for Carers Care Worker, Linda is able to focus on her own needs and feels confident her husband is in safe hands, supported by someone she trusts.
Prior to this Linda was feeling overwhelmed with caring and was finding herself becoming more isolated from friends and neighbours, and was struggling to make appointments with the Doctor or Dentist. Linda’s Care Support Workers have had a significant impact on Linda’s life, as she says: