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"I felt hopeless, like no one understood what I was going through"

Sandra, 68, lives in Midsomer Norton with her husband, Peter. Peter has vascular dementia. Sandra shares what its like to look after her husband of forty-five years, and how the kindness from her neighbour, Anne changed her life.

"Just one conversation stopped me from reaching breaking point"

Kyle, 20 lives in Bath and helps care for his younger sister, Jade. He's been caring for Jade since she was born, and is worried about leaving home to go to university. His friend, Ava noticed he was struggling and reached out, he shares how this moment was pivotal for his mental health.

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”

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