Support for carers

If you're a carer, we can help you get the support you need. You're entitled to an assessment of your own needs, regardless of the needs of the person you look after. This can be done at the same time as the care assessment for the person you care for or it can be done separately.

Visit our caring for someone webpages to find out if you're eligible for support from us.

If you're assessed as not eligible we can still help you find ways to manage your caring responsibilities. We can also signpost you to local organisations who offer support. For example,