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  1. Carers - Emotional Wellbeing

    A carer is anybody who looks after a family member, partner or friend who needs help because of their illness, frailty or disability. All the care they give is unpaid. Many carers don't see themselves as carers. It can be difficult for carers to see…
  2. Carers Allowance

    Carer’s Allowance is £66.15 a week to help you look after someone with substantial caring needs. You don’t have to be related to, or live with, the person you care for. You need to be aged 16 or over and spend at least 35 hours…
  3. Carers' assessments

    If you provide care and support to an adult friend or family member, you may be eligible for support from your local council. This support could include being offered money to pay for things that make caring easier. Or the local authority might offer practical support,…
  4. Carers' breaks and respite care

    Your carer's assessment may identify that you need a break from caring from time to time. Equally, the person you care for may also want to have a break without you. See Accessible day trips and activities for help planning their trip. Replacement care and respite care Replacement…
  5. Carers' rights and the Care Act

    A carer is someone who helps another person, usually a relative or friend, in their day-to-day life. This is not the same as someone who provides care professionally or through a voluntary organisation. The Care Act 2014 sets out carers' legal rights to assessment and…
  6. Ceiling Hoist Users Club

    Educating accommodation providers in the provision of ceiling track hoists. CHuC (the Ceiling Hoist users Club) was set up by the late Sue Maynard Campbell MBE, M.D. of Equal Ability CIC, to promote the interests of those disabled people who need to use hoists and…
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