Carers Advice

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 020 7378 4999

Website: www.carersuk.org

Are You a Carer?

If you are please let us know via the online form below - we may be able to help you.

NHS Links

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 carers

    Directing carers to the benefits that can help them in their caring role

  • 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

Further Information

Please see the following links for further information or contact our reception team to request a Carers Pack:

Carers Trust - We Care Magazine Autumn 2020.pdf

Equipment to Live Independently

AskSara is an award-wining online self-help guide providing expert advice and information on products and equipment for older and disabled adults and children.

Friends Against Scams

Friends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering people to take a stand against scams.

Friends Against Scams.pdf

Community Transport

Epping Forest Community Transport is a volunteer service that meets the needs of local people who, for various reasons, are unable to use conventional public transport.

http://www.efcommunitytransport.co.uk/

Community Transport.pdf