Care and support


Carers: Knowing your rights

800,000 people across the UK rely on home visits from carers to provide essential daily care. Many more are cared for by their family, who do so unpaid.



Enable revisits: Autism and mental health

In 2019, we shone a spotlight on the definition of autism under the Mental Health Act. Defined as a mental disorder under the act, many autistic people have faced detention and inappropriate care. We return to the issue, to uncover what has progressed in the last 12 months.




Long Read: Brain injury and me

One of the most powerful organs in our body: the brain. It controls our movement, thoughts, feelings and makes us who we are. Acquiring a brain injury can turn lives upside down, for the person directly affected and their carers. However, there is life after brain injury.


Watch as the UK comes together to #ClapForOurCarers

Last night, thousands of us around the country came together to clap for those on the frontline of the Coronavirus outbreak: the medical staff treating people in the NHS, the carers, support workers and all key workers at this time.




Raising awareness for epilepsy this Purple Day

Tomorrow (26 March) is Purple Day, which raises awareness about epilepsy. A condition which is often misunderstood, Purple Day aims to set straight any misconceptions and bring together people who are living with the condition.





Tackling loneliness

At times like these, it can become quite easy for feelings of loneliness to creep in, particularly if you’re social distancing or self-isolating.