Carers

Are you a carer?

If you are, please complete a Register a Carer form and we may be able to help you.

There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring.

Finance and law

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

  • NHS: Carers benefits – directing carers to the benefits that can help them in their caring role.
  • NHS: Benefits for the under 65s – advice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they are entitled to.
  • NHS: Benefits for the over 65s – advice and information on financial support for older people with a disability or illness.
  • NHS: Carer’s assessment – how your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their benefits.
  • NHS: Money, work and 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.

Additional Help

Please visit our Wellbeing Centre for help and advice about being a carer.