The NHS website has a whole heap of useful information for carers on their website’s Social Carers and Support Guide.

Here are some of the useful links:

Introduction to care and support

A quick guide for people who have care and support needs and their carers.

Help from social services and charities

Includes helplines, needs assessments, advocacy and reporting abuse.

Care services, equipment and care homes

Includes home adaptations, help at home from a paid carer, staying safe and housing.

Money, work and benefits

How to pay for care and support, and where you can get help with costs.

Support and benefits for carers

Includes carer’s assessments, support from local councils, respite care and help for young carers.