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Help for carers

Information and advice

You can phone our information & advice line weekdays between 10am and 1pm for answers to your questions about your caring role – be it finding a paid care worker to help you, advice about benefits, making modifications to your home or something else. Freephone 0800 0388 885 and ask for the Info & Advice team.

We also offer free one-to-one support to deal with the issues of caring for someone. This support can be accessed through home visits from the team of specialist Carers' Officers or by telephoning the line above.

  • One-to-one support – time with an expert to give help and advice.
  • Intensive support during times of crisis or to prevent breakdown.
  • Support groups – receive help and advice from other carers.
  • Emergency Card –  Download and complete an Emergency Plan and send in FREEPOST to the Carers' Centre. 

    A FREE Emergency Card will be sent to you to alert care to be put in place for the person you look after, should an accident or emergency occur.