Mental health: ethnic minority carers’ experiences
Profiles - People caring for their husband, wife or partner
Marcie - Interview 04
Marcie is from Italy and met Larry, originally from Jamaica, in England. They have been married for over 40 years and have two grown up children. She became a carer at age 60.
Rani - Interview 07
Rani and her husband have three grown up children. They came to the UK almost thirty years ago and have lived in the Midlands ever since. She became a carer at age 58. Ethnic background: Bangladeshi.
Aiko - Interview 17
Aiko came to the UK in 2000 to be with her husband Jim. She has been unable to continue her career in design and training and is now a full time carer. Ethnic background: Japanese.
Emily - Interview 19
Emily is a full time carer. She is married and has a teenage daughter. She became a carer at age 33. Ethnic background: Jamaican.
Anne - Interview 20
Anne lives with her husband and two daughters. She became a carer for her husband at age 36. She feels she belongs to a minorty group due ot her religious affiliation. Ethnic background: White British.
Pooja - Interview 23
Pooja and her husband live together with their son and his family. She became a carer at age 40. Ethnic background: Indian.
Kiran - Interview 26
Kiran used to work as a machine operator and Foreman but retired to care for his wife. They have three grown up children. He became a carer at age 48. Ethnic background: Indian.
Ramanbhai - Interview 27
Ramanbhai was a shop floor worker before retiring two years ago to care for his wife. They have a grown up daughter. He became a carer at age 60. Ethnic background: Indian.
Wei - Interview 31
Wei grew up in Vietnam and has lived in London with her husband for 25 years. They have three grown up children. She became a carer at age 39. Ethnic background: Chinese.