Being a carer

A helping hand to making caring less demanding

Carers are special people because they have accepted responsibility for looking after someone else - often when that person is unwell or infirm. But being a carer creates its own stresses and strains, so we want to bring together all the available support and information to help you do what you do with the least amount of hassle.

Helpful tools

Click on any of the links below to get started or try the Carer self-assessment below.

content provided by NHS Choices

There is a wealth of online advice and support available that can assist with all kinds of life, finance and health problems - if you know where to look for it. So we’ve brought together these resources to help you find this information.


Gives expert advice, information and support to those who care for someone else.

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Money Advice Service

Provides free, clear and unbiased advice to help you make the most of your money.

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