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Useful Links: Carers

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General advice and support

Advocare (link opens in a new window)

Supports carers.

Carers Direct (link opens in a new window)

Part of the NHS Choices website containing information to help carers.

Carers UK (link opens in a new window)

Provides information and support to carers. 

Carers Trust (link opens in a new window)

Charity that has been formed by the merging of Princess Royal Trust for Carers and Crossroads Care. Provides support, information, advice and services for the millions of people caring at home for a family member or friend.

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Employment

Working Families (link opens in a new window)

Charity that helps working parents and carers and their employers find a better balance between responsibilities at home and work.

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Former carers

The following resources may be useful to former carers:

Carers Direct information on how death affects benefits (link opens in a new window)

Carers Direct information on moving on as a carer (link opens in a new window)

Carers Trust information on after caring (link opens in a new window)

Carers UK information on practical help when caring ends (link opens in a new window)

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Young carers

Action for Children (link opens in a new window)

Provides a variety of services for young carers.

Barnardo's (link opens in a new window)

Runs projects across the UK to help young carers and their families.

Carer's Direct website (link opens in a new window)

Information for young carers.

The Children's Society Include Programme (link opens in a new window)

Information and support for young carers and people working with them.

Matter (link opens in a new window)

Online community for young carers aged 16-25 years, run by Carers Trust.

Young carers website (link opens in a new window)

Website run by The Carers Trust specifically for young carers.

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Last updated:31 March 2014

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