- Taking care of carers (InterAction 80, Summer 2012)
Eating well and taking time out is essential for carers. Helen Weldon, whose husband had M.E., shares her experience.
- Coping as a carer with M.E. (InterAction 77, Autumn 2011)
One in every eight adults in the UK is a carer and some have M.E. Two of them share their story here.
- Social care (InterAction 74, Winter 2010)
In theory, anyone who has difficulty with everyday tasks can ask their local authority for an assessment of their needs.
- Caring for somebody with M.E. (InterAction 74, Winter 2010)
Leigh Fenton drew on the views and experiences of a number of carers to compile our new booklet, Caring for somebody with M.E. This is a short extract.
- Carers speak out (InterAction 67, Spring 2009)
Sixty-five carers participated in our consultation on the Green Paper on welfare reform. Here is a summary of our survey findings.
Articles which were published in 2008 or earlier (listed below) may only appear in PDF format. Please be aware that this is an historical archive ie. information will become increasingly out-of-date as time goes on.
- Social care: a system in crisis? (InterAction 66, Winter 2008)
Cathy Stillman-Lowe reports on the pitfalls of our social care system and future government plans.
- Care count 2008 (InterAction 64, Summer 2008)
With national Carers Week fast approaching InterAction highlights the issues facing some of the estimated six million carers in the UK.
- Close to you (InterAction 58, Winter 2006)
Leigh Fenton spoke to loved ones of people with M.E. to gain a greater understanding of the effects the illness can have on relationships and carers' quality of life.
- M.E.: A carer's perspective (InterAction 38, Winter 2001)
Roderick Floud shares his experiences as a carer of his wife and daughter,who both have had M.E.