Carers Direct

Are You a Carer?

If you are please let us know – we may be able to help you

There is a wealth of information on the NHS website about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.


Contact Carers Direct

Telephone: 0808 802 0202

Helpline Information http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/carerslives/updates/pages/carersdirecthelpline.aspx

Email: [email protected]

Office HoursLines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.


Finance and Law

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

  • Benefits for carers Directing carers to the benefits that can help them in their caring role
  • Benefits for theĀ under-65sAdvice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they are entitled to.
  • Benefits for the over-65sAdvice and information onĀ financial support for older people with a disability or illness.
  • Carer’s Assement
    How your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their benefits
  • Other benefitsAdvice for carers and the people they are looking after on claiming a whole host of other benefits unrelated to their disability or caring

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 
Please click the below links for the latest advice:
 
NHS 111
 
Government Stay At Home Guidance
 
NHS Information Page
 

Flu Season

 
The Flu season is in! Please call the surgery to book your flu jabs.