Carers Advice

Help and Advice

Carers Direct

Telephone: 0808 802 0202

Website: www.carersdirect.org 

 

Carers UK

Telephone: 020 7378 4999

Website: www.carersuk.org

 

Action for Family Carers

Telephone Support:  Monday – Friday (9.00 – 4.30)

Speak to an expert, one-to-one

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Online Sessions: Online sessions are offered via 'Zoom', with full support if needed

Monday:

Learn to Meditate - 7pm

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Tuesday:

Wellbeing Check-in - 2pm

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wellbeing-check-in-tickets-109134877356

Wednesday:

Learn to Meditate - 7pm

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/learn-to-meditate-free-for-family-carers-tickets-105940109720

Thursday:

Relaxation with Liz – 10am

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/relaxation-with-liz-tickets-109136351766

Friday:

Stretch, Release, Relax- 2pm

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/stretch-release-relax-tickets-109144863224

NHS Links

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

Finance and Law

  • Benefits for carers

    Directing carers to the benefits that can help them in their caring role

  • Benefits for the under-65s

    Advice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they are entitled to.

    Benefits for the over-65s

    Advice and information on financial support for older people with a disability or illness.

  • Carer's Assement

    How your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their benefits

  • Other benefits

    Advice for carers and the people they are looking after on claiming a whole host of other benefits unrelated to their disability or caring