Financial support and guidance
There is a range of information available in relation to benefits, money and financial matters for carers.
Our Welfare Rights Team can help with information and advice about benefits and support. You can contact them via:
Tel: 01629 531535.
For information on the following subjects please follow the links provided.
Benefits for Carers - here you will find the current eligibility criteria and rates for Carer's Allowance. Information on Carer's Allowance is also provided on the Gov.uk (opens in a new window) website.
Benefits for the person you care for - our Care and Mobility information has information in relation to Attendance Allowance and Disability Living Allowance. NHS Choices Carers Direct (opens in a new window) also offers information on a range of benefits for those you care for
Managing someone else's affairs - this can take place at different levels, by both informal carers and paid care workers
Carer's Credits (opens in a new window) - Gov.uk provide information on the new Carer's Credit introduced in April 2010