Signpost provided support and advice for Kate who had physical needs of her own as well as caring for her husband with dementia.

Morgan’s story

Morgan is a PhD researcher and also cares for his partner, Emily.

David’s story

David from Reddish works for an online travel company. He also cares for his mum, Lindsey, who suffered from a stroke in 2020.

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.

Andrew’s story

Andrew is Signpost’s Finance Manager and Company Secretary. As well as working at Signpost, he cares for his mum and dad, David and Nola.

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


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.