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Money & benefits

Make sure you claim any benefits and credits that you, and the person you care for, are entitled to.

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Getting a break

Being a carer can be hard work and you might need to take a break sometimes.

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Health & wellbeing

Support to keep you, and the person you care for, healthy.

Out & about

How to park nearer to the shops, find accessible toilets and get discounts on public transport.

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Working & learning

Support if you are are working, looking for work or wanting to learn some new skills.

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Legal & rights

From making a will and Lasting Power of Attorney, to legislation and consumer advice.

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Carer's Assessment

A carer's assessment or Adult Carers Support Plan (in Scotland) is a chance to discuss your needs with your local council.

Young carers and young adult carers

There are lots of organisations that can help you if you are a young or young adult carer.

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Chat to carers online

If you would like to chat to other carers online you could try an online forum for carers.

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How your school can support young carers

Find out about initiatives making it easier for schools to support young carers.