Carers Advice

Are You a Carer?

If you are a carer please feel free to contact the Practice Carers Champion - Shirley on 0115 9076960, she can help with support and information on a wide range of issues or she can direct you to other local services that may help.

Alternatively you can register as a care online via the form below.

Are you a carer leaflet.pdf

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 020 7378 4999

Website: www.carersuk.org

Care and support in Nottinghamshire

Click here for information and services available from Nottinghamshire County Council.

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 the person you care for

    Advice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they are entitled to

  • Death and benefits

    How your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their benefits

  • Managing someone's legal affairs

    Advice for when carers find they have to take over the legal affairs of the person they are looking after

  • Other 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

  • Personal and household finance

    Advice on keeping a tight rein on household and personal finance for carers

  • Social fund

     

  • Tax credits

    Information on claiming tax credits and whether you might be eligible