Support and help for carers FS14

Help is available, particularly from your local authority social services department who can carry out an assessment of your needs as a carer and, subject to the outcome of that assessment and available resources, provide some support to help you in your caring role.

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Safety in the home

Advice and information for carers of people with dementia about how best to tackle safety in the home. It covers falls, medicines, smoking, drinking, cooking, bathing, fires, driving etc

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Getting help from your doctor a guide for people worried about their memory people with dementia and carers

This guide covers dementia specialists, the diagnosis and treatment of dementia and memory problems. It includes advice for carers and services that can help.

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Domicillary Care

A good practice guide on domicillary care for sheltered housing staff

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Support for carers

This factsheet explains what benefits, services and support are available to help carers.

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Paying for care and support at home Factsheet 46

This factsheet explains charging for social care services in places other than care homes, mainly related to services provided in your own home. This is because the two charging systems are slightly different. It also covers charging for carers’ services. This factsheet also describes how you can be deemed to be a self-funder following a […]

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Getting help

Wide range of information for carers, including what they can expect from local Social Services and Health Services, ideas for getting around, a health quiz, equipment & shopping, Welfare Benefits check, support for black & minority ethnic carers, and help to find local Carers Centres

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Caring about Carers

website describing government commitment to helping carers, and definition of carers. Carer information and discussion zones available on this site.

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