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  1. Your Wellbeing Services

    Caring for someone can be rewarding, but when you’re coping day to day and responding to the needs of others, it's easy to forget your own health needs. It's important to think about your health and wellbeing too. Please see the Carers UK website for further…
  2. Early Advice

    It is important you get advice at an early stage, to advise you of your rights and  to be offered a carer’s assessment. It is also important to reduce the pressure on your own health.  Please see the website links below for further information on…
  3. 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.  …
  4. 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…
  5. 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…
  6. Support with housing options

    Support with housing options  Finding appropriate housing, or adapting either your home or the home of the person you care for, might be required for essential caring responsibilities, make your home safer and provide independence for the person you are looking after. For further information,…
  7. 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…
  8. 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,…
  9. Parenting Support

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  10. Working

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