Becky’s story

Becky first became involved with Signpost as an eight year old young carer. She is now juggling work alongside caring for her sister Hannah.

Alison’s story

Alison is a part-time Teaching Assistant at a Stockport school. She also cares for her husband, David, who has Multiple Sclerosis.

John

John is caring for his wife with early onset dementia. He has been struggling to combine caring alongside a full-time job. Read about the support he received from Signpost and how this has helped him feel more relaxed.

Keith

Keith is caring for his wife with Alzheimer’s. Read about the support he has received from Signpost.

Les

Watch Les’ video. Les has been a carer since his wife was diagnosed with dementia twelve years ago. Here, he talks about some of the ways that Signpost have helped him as well as connecting him to other valuable sources of support.

Jane

Watch Jane’s video. As carer for her father-in-law and husband, Jane talks about how life changes beyond recognition when you become a carer and how Signpost have made a difference.

Sally

Watch Sally’s video. Sally has been a carer for her husband for twenty-five years. She talks here about some of the challenges she has faced and some of the Signpost support and activities she has appreciated over the years.

Peter

Watch Peter’s video. Stockport carer Peter has recognised himself as a carer for his wife for the past six years. Through Signpost he has benefited from meeting up with other carers and been able to access services and respite he may not otherwise have known about.

Dear Friend and Supporter of Signpost

Like many organisations, we are experiencing increased demand for our services alongside reduced funding and donations. To enable our team to work as effectively and efficiently as possible, we have taken the difficult decision to close our phone lines from 1pm, Monday – Friday.

If you do call us in the afternoon, please do leave a message with your name, number and a summary of your enquiry. Our colleagues will be checking voicemails throughout the afternoon and will call you back as soon as possible. This will be within 2 working days. Alternatively, please email info@signpostforcarers.org.uk

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, and thank you in advance for your understanding.