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Carers UK Adviceline 0808 808 7777When you're caring, getting the right information at the right time can make all the difference.

Through our annual Carers Rights Day we call on all carers to get the support they're entitled to, wherever they are in their caring journey. This year's Carers Rights Day is taking place on Friday 25 November 2016.

To find out when Carers Rights Day registration opens, sign up to our email newsletter.


Upfront is the first online guide of its kind to give tailored financial and practical information to those who are new to caring. 

As well as the practical and financial support, you’ll find information to help you manage the impact of caring on your health and relationships. Click the link below to give it a go and get your own personalised guide to caring!


Carers Rights Guide 2016 UKCarers Rights Guide 2016

The Carers Rights Guide is here to give you the full picture of the practical and financial support available.

The 2016 edition brings you up-to-date on your rights and where to go for help, and includes the latest information on benefits, other financial help, practical help, technology and work.

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Being HeardBeing Heard

Get the skills and confidence you need to face the challenges of caring – from learning how to navigate a confusing system to how to communicate effectively.

We have produced Being Heard – a self-advocacy guide for carers to help carers get their voice heard and communicate their concerns in a way that gives them the best chance of getting a positive outcome.

The guide includes sections on 'the system', communicating effectively and emotions and thinking.

Being heard

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Our warm and welcoming online community is a place where you can share what's on your mind, day and night.

You can talk about real issues with people who understand and who can support you through everything caring has to throw at you. Click the image below to be part of our supportive community.

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With your help we can reach more carers with timely support and advice.


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We will keep campaigning until every carer gets proper recognition and support.

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