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There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.
Information for carers and people who have care & support needs.
Advice on providing care, medicines etc.
Providing care for people who have been recently discharged from hospital.
Caring for someone can be a full-time job - find out about accessing breaks and respite care.
Work and Disability
Guidance, support and help with employment issues.
Being a Young carer
Advice for carers 18 or under and their entitlement to support
Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.
Directing carers to the benefits that can help them in their caring role
Advice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they are entitled to.
Advice and information on financial support for older people with a disability or illness.
How your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their 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
Telephone: 0808 802 0202
Helpline Information: http://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/carerslive
Office Hours: Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.
88 Greenside Road
Telephone: 020 8240 0072
26 Lennard Road
Telephone: 020 8680 2270
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