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

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Thinking Ahead: housing and related care options in later life

– Help with making appropriate housing choices together – What help is available if you decide it is best for the person you care for to stay at home including: – What can help to support people to live independently – How to make the home safe and hea

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Support for carers

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

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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 hel

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Carer’s Allowance (Factsheet 55)

This factsheet covers Carer’s Allowance, a benefit paid to people who care for someone receiving Attendance Allowance, Disability Living Allowance care component (at the highest or middle rate), PIP daily living component (either rate), Armed Forces Indep

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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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