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Gayna's Story

Gayna has three children, two of which have additional needs. She shares her experience as a parent carer.

“Being a carer, especially a parent carer, is 24/7”

Gayna looks after her twin daughters, who both have complex disabilities. For people like Gayna, it can feel like there is no switch off button.

She talks openly about the struggles parent carers face and how taking a precious break can do wonders for one's wellbeing.

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