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Carers Support

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Are You a Carer?

If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you.

Definition of a Carer:

Anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support.

Adult/Young Carer – An adult who provides or intends to provide care for another adult (adult needing care).

Young Carer – a person under 18 who provides or intends to provide care for another person.

Contact Carers Support

Telephone for Young and Adult Carers:

  • 01522 782224
  • 01522 553275

Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it's essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.

Additional In Information

There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

  • Caring for a parent

    Watch this video on: caring for a parent at home

  • Telling people

    Caring responsibilities can make it difficult to maintain friendships or develop new ones. Telling your friends you're a carer is important so they understand and can support you.

  • Taking a break

  • Housing and carers

    Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all your care at home options? Do you need tips on moving someone around the home?

Carers support groups

Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.

  • Tax credits

    Information on claiming tax credits and whether you might be eligible



 
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