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  1. Stuff to Do

    Find lists of activities, sports & holiday activities for children & young people with a disability. There are also lots of mainstream clubs and activities which are accessible to disabled children, known as 'universal services'. Take a look in the Things to Do category to find out…
  2. Support and Advice

    Caring can present all kinds of challenges. Having the right information at the right time can make a huge difference for the carer and the person they care for. We are here for you with advice, information and support. For general advice and support with caring,…
  3. Support at Work

    You might find that by opening up about your caring responsibilities, your colleagues or manager might be able to help you to cope. From flexible working to time-off in emergencies, there are a range of ways your employer may be able to help. Please see…
  4. Support for working carers

    Support for working carers Continuing to work while caring can help you feel good about yourself and provide you with social interaction outside of your caring role. To help you stay in work or return to work you may find it helpful to ask your…
  5. Support for Young Carers

    Please see the links below for further information on Support for Young Carers. NHS UK Young Carers Rights Carers UK - Know your rights Barnados - Young Carers Making a step change website
  6. Support for young people with SEND to access Apprenticeships

    Support is available for apprenticeships with additional needs The Government provides extra funding to support apprentices with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND). Payments of £1,000 each are available for training providers and employers with apprentices aged 16 to 18, or 19 to 24 who…
  7. Support in an emergency

    Support in an emergency  As a carer you need to know that if an emergency happens, replacement care will get sorted speedily and efficiently. You should only call '999' when an immediate response is required and someone is in immediate danger. Call “111” if it…
  8. Support in Your Area

    There are local carers' groups across the UK that provide services for carers and host social events and activities. Find out what groups there are near you, and get in touch to find out what services they offer. Please search for services for information and support in…
  9. Support to Parent Carers

    Support to Parent Carers  A parent carer is a parent, or other adult with parental responsibility, who cares for a child or young person who requires more care and support than other children or young people of the same age. For further information, please view…
  10. Support to stay well

    Support to stay well  As an unpaid carer, it is important to look after your own health, so your ability to care is not affected. For further information, please view the services featured in this area of the directory, and advice & guidance articles.  …
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