This is our collection of useful links to information and resources about carer’s rights and legal issues.
Carers Rights Day 2019
Carers Rights Day for 2019 is featured on the Carers UK website with plenty of background information and useful links to where and how you can get involved this year.
The team here at Carers Central as dedicated to helping carers in the Luton area to understand their rights as a carer.
Please join us at our Carers Awareness Event on 21st November 2019 at Luton Salvation Army from 11am to 2pm.
The main aim of the event is to provide carers with a better understanding of their rights. There will be free wellbeing sessions, free health checks plus advice and information concerning wills and probate.
We will also be in the Luton mall on 21st November 2019 providing information, advice and support to carers from across the Luton area.
The Carers Trust website has a whole section dedicated to legal and carers rights.
You will find practical information on the following topics:
Making a will
Lasting Power of Attorney
Complaints and advocacy
Avoiding scams and fraud
Becoming a Deputy
Young carers and young adult carers know your rights
Carers and the law
Legal guide to dealing with dementia
Helping someone else manage their money
See also their special page describing carers’ human rights which should help you to understand how human rights relates to your caring role.
The Carers UK website has a page explaining your rights as a carer at work.
The ACAS website has a comprehensive page of information concerning your rights as a carer while working.
The NHS has a page of useful information on the legal rights of young carers.
The charity, Mind, have a page describing carers’ social care rights.
The Disability Rights website provides lots of information concerning the assessment process for carers under the Care Act.
You can always ask for help with your rights as a carer from the Carers Direct helpline.
We are here to help
Please email us or phone us to book a 1-2-1 appointment for carers in the Luton area.
Call us on 0300303 0201 or email us.
Our highly experienced advisors are here to help you find a solution.
Book an appointment
For more in-depth issues you can speak face-to-face to our carer support workers, Lorraine and Levi. Please phone us to make an appointment or use the form below and we’ll arrange a time to talk.