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Help for carers looking after a loved one

Support for you

If you look after a partner, relative or friend who is disabled or ill due to physical or mental health, you are a carer, even if you don’t think of yourself as one. Find out about the emotional, practical and financial support available to you.

Coronavirus advice

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I need help with...

  • Financial support for carers

    As a carer, you may be eligible for financial support including Carer's Allowance or Carer's Credit.
  • Juggling work and caring

    Find out about your rights at work and what could help you with manage work and your caring role.
  • Dementia care

    Looking after someone with dementia can bring specific challenges. Find out the support and guidance available to you.
  • Taking a break from caring

    It’s important to take care of yourself and get a break if you need one - this is known as respite care.
  • Looking after myself

    If you’re a full-time carer or spend a lot of time caring for someone, it's important to make time for yourself too.
  • My role has changed or ended

    If you’re caring for someone and their needs increase, or they move into a care home, or they die, it can be a difficult time.

Carer's checklist

沙巴体育appNot sure where to start? Our checklist gives helpful tips to make sure you get the support and information you need.

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