Being a grandparent: in a nutshell

Becoming a grandparent can change your life. It might take you a little while to get used to it, or you might be ready to jump into your new role. It’s up to you to decide what kind of grandparent you want to be.read the full article
 

Being a grandparent carer: in a nutshell

When you have primary care of your grandchild, you have less time for yourself. Support from family, friends, professionals and the community can help you in your role as grandparent carer.read the full article
 
You can connect with other grandparents to share stories and ideas in our grandparents and kinship carers forum.

Videos

 
Parent Story
Becoming a grandparent carer
3:13 min
 
 
Parent Story
Grandparent carers: challenges, joys and the future
4:47 min
 
 
Parent Story
Grandparent carers: legal and financial support
2:42 min
 
 
Parent Story
Grandparent carers: looking after yourself
3:26 min
 
 
Parent Story
Grandparent carers: support groups
3:27 min