Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

It's Demanding, Stressful and Isolating. but Very Rewarding

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

It's Demanding, Stressful and Isolating. but Very Rewarding

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Byline: Michelle Ruane

CARER is a role which has been gradually adopted by a Redcar husband and dad.

Gordon Mogg,

To mark Carers Week, which ends on Sunday

Since then, the couple have brought up two sons, Andrew, 25 and Graham, 22, with Gordon gradually taking on more of a role of carer for his wife.

Gordon, 54, said: "There are thousands of people locally and more than six million people like me in the UK who care for a loved one. Taking on the role of a carer can be hugely rewarding, but can also be demanding, stressful and isolating, especially if caring 24/7 as many of us do.

"Most of all I want to stress to fellow carers that they are not alone. There are others going through the same experiences and prepared to offer mutual support."

Gordon says groups such as Carers Together offer vital support and help to ensure carers don't feel isolated.

He also appreciates the support shown by ABB Instrumentation, where he works as an area sales manager. …

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