Mental health: ethnic minority carers’ experiences
Profiles - People caring for a parent
Amar - Interview 01
Amar is a Social Worker and works as a Operational Manager of a family support centre. She is married and has a 17 year old son. She became a carer at age 9. Ethnic background: Sikh.
Nita - Interview 12
Nita was born in East Africa and grew up in the Midlands. She is married and has two sons in their twenties. She works as a Carer Development Officer for a national charity. She has been a carer since she was 24. Ethnic background: British Indian.
Anton - Interview16
Anton's family came to the UK from Sri Lanka when he was a child. He is single and an auditor by profession. He became his mother's main carer at age 58.
Elaine - Interview 32
Elaine is a retired nurse. She is single and has a grown up daughter. She became a carer at age 56. Ethnic background: Mixed Afro-Caribbean/ White European.