CARERS: ‘Looking After Someone’ Guide

Carers UK has released a new publication, ‘Looking after someone’ a guide for anyone caring for family or friends. The guide outlines your rights as a carer and gives an overview of the practical and financial support available.

 

 

The guide includes:

  • A Carer’s Guide: an illustrated introduction to the challenges of caring, from making difficult decisions to looking after your health and wellbeing.
  • Benefits: an overview of which benefits you or the person you can for may be entitled to and information about how to get a benefits check.
  • Other financial help: including help with council tax, fuel costs, pensions and health costs.
  • Practical help: including community care assessment, carer’s assessment and direct payments.
  • Technology: information about health and care technology that could make life easier for you and the person you care for.
  • Your workplace: your rights at work, from flexible working and parental leave to protection from discrimination.
  • Other help: how to find other help nationally and in your local community.

    Get the guide
    Digital copy
    Download Carers UK Looking after someone for free

More information and how to order a paper copy for yourself or someone else – Carers UK Website

 

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