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Unpaid Carers – Benefit calculator.

CARERS TRUST have an on-line benefit calculator to see what you may be entitled too. Try clicking the link below to be taken to the CARERS TRUST - Benefit calculator. Money & Benefits - Benefits Calculator | Carers Trust If... Read More...

CARERS ALLOWANCE

Can I claim Carers Allowance? Want to know more about Carers Allowance? Click on the Carers UK fact sheet below: Carer's Allowance: How it works - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) For further support contact your local carers service. If you live in... Read More...

Planning for the future.

Planning for the future is important, however if you care for a member of your family who has a disability, physical or mental health problem, addiction or long term condition, it can be even more important. Many carers are concerned... Read More...

Dementia Cafe

The café provides a welcoming space for carers and their loved ones living with dementia to enjoy a brew and meet other people. We provide some gentle activities and there is an opportunity to speak to an advisor if any... Read More...

Will your loved one not accept help? – Blog

At times there may be support out there but your loved one may be reluctant to accept it.  This can be frustrating, especially if you sometimes feel your caring role is overwhelming and you need help. Firstly, it is important... Read More...

Keeping well this winter – Blog

Winter can be a difficult time living in England.  Cold, wet weather and short days can leave us feeling low and tired.  Age UK have some great tips in staying well and positive this winter. Firstly, it stresses the importance... Read More...

Taking time for me when also a carer – Blog

Time for me Are you a carer and struggle taking care of your own health too?  You are not alone.  Many carers say they are unable to prioritise themselves whilst supporting someone else. However, having a break and looking after... Read More...

My Mental Health – Young Carer Voice

As part of the My Mental Health project, Carers Trust brought together young carers and young adult carers who were involved in the project to discuss their achievements and what being involved meant to them. Using this testimony, we worked... Read More...

Pet Therapy and Dementia – Blog

Can a pet help someone with dementia? Many people with dementia find their pet to be an invaluable support.  Their pet may provide them with a purpose and companionship.   However, there may be times a person with dementia struggles to... Read More...

Power of Attorney – Blog

What is Power of Attorney? A lasting Power of Attorney is a legal document.  It allows someone you have selected in advance, to make decisions about your health care or finances, if you were unable to make decisions for yourself.... Read More...
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