Carers Direct

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Please remember to contact reception to let them know you are a carer.

Worcestershire Carers Association contact details –

Call – 0300 012 4272 or email [email protected]

If you are please let us know – we may be able to help you

There is a wealth of information on the NHS website about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.

  • Benefits for the under-65s
    Advice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they are entitled to.
  • Benefits for the over-65s
    Advice and information on financial support for older people with a disability or illness.
  • Carer’s Assement
    How your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their benefits
  • Other benefits
    Advice for carers and the people they are looking after on claiming a whole host of other benefits unrelated to their disability or caring.

Helpline Information – NHS social care and support guide

Worcestershire Care Services Directory 2024Click here for the online e-book version