Some Carers find that caring has a financial cost whether it be relying on benefits or trying to juggle caring with work. There is though support and information available. Maneuvering 'the system' can be difficult however if we do not know the answer we will be able to point you towards an expert who can.
CarerSmart is a club from Carers Trust, the UK’s largest Carers charity, and is open to Carers, people with care needs and staff and volunteers across the Carers Trust network.
Joining is easy and free, once you’re a member, you can benefit from a wide range of offersRead more
If you are trying to balance caring with paid employment, you have rights that should be respected. Advice is available should this be an issue for you.Read more
The benefits system can seem confusing especially for Carers who's benefits are closely linked to those of the person they care for. Thankfully advice is available and we would recommend regular benefits checks, especially following a change of circumstances. If we can't help you, we can point you towards an expert who can.Read more