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Practical Stuff

Practical Stuff

This section aims to help you with practical stuff  such as getting a carers assessment and knowing your rights as an employee with caring responsibilities.

Help for Carers

Whether you label yourself as a carer or not, if looking out for an elderly parent is affecting your life it’s worth knowing what support is available for you from the statutory authorities.


Getting a Carers Assessment

Carers’s rights have finally been extended so that anyone who provides care and feels they might benefit from some support is entitled to an assessment by the local authority.  Read more..


Working and caring

What about work? Juggling the job of caring while you’re employed.  Learn your rights here.




If you’ve got experience of getting a carers assessment, or have a question to ask, please join our forum today.



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Coronavirus Support Group

In light of the current situation with Coronavirus we’ve created a group for people supporting elderly relatives at risk of Coronavirus.

A chance to virtually meet others in the same position, ask questions and share your experience in these strange and uncertain times.

It’s going to be a big team effort to get through this.