Are You a Carer?
If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you
There is a wealth of information on the NHS website about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.
Finance and Law
Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.
- Benefits for carers
Directing carers to the benefits that can help them in their caring role
- Benefits for the under-65s
Advice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they are entitled to.Benefits for the over-65s
Advice and information on financial support for older people with a disability or illness.
- Carer's Assement
How your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their benefits
- Other benefits
Advice for carers and the people they are looking after on claiming a whole host of other benefits unrelated to their disability or caring
Please see the following links for further information or contact our reception team to request a Carers Pack:
Equipment to Live Independently
AskSara is an award-wining online self-help guide providing expert advice and information on products and equipment for older and disabled adults and children.
Friends Against Scams
Friends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering people to take a stand against scams.
Epping Forest Community Transport is a volunteer service that meets the needs of local people who, for various reasons, are unable to use conventional public transport.
Carers Trust - We Care Magazine Autumn 2020
Carers UK - Looking After Someone 2019/20