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