Do you regularly care for a member of your family?
Are you a young carer? Do you know about your rights at work as a carer? Are you struggling? Do you need help?
If you are a carer you can receive advice and support from a support worker from the Carers Trust.
Carers Trust Heart of England can be contacted
Monday – Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm
Telephone number is 02476 632972 option 1 for Coventry option 2 for Warwickshire
Or visit the website for further information https://www.carerstrusthofe.org.uk/
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 Assesment
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