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The Digital Resource for Carers brings together a number of digital products and online resources with local information to provide a comprehensive online support package for carers. It includes:

  • About Me: building resilience for carers: an e-learning resource that helps carers identify and build networks of support and promotes their self-care.
  • Jointly: Carers UK's care co-ordination app for people sharing care.
  • The role of good nutrition when caring for someone: an e-learning course that aims to help carers understand the role of nutrition both for themselves as well as the person they are looking after.
  • Upfront Guide to Caring: a simple assessment tool to guide people new to caring or seeking support for the first time to navigate the Carers UK website.
  • Looking after someone: Carers Rights Guide: which helps carers understand their rights as a carer and where to go for financial or practical help.
  • Being Heard - a self-advocacy guide for carers: which helps carers develop the skills to self-advocate.
  • Technology and care: Information on how technology can support caring, what solutions are available and how to access relevant products and services
  • local information and support resources

Local authorities offering free access to the Digital Resource for Carers

A number of forward thinking local authorities and service providers across the UK are offering free access to the Digital Resource to carers in their areas.

If your local authority is listed below, you can access the Digital Resource free of charge. Just click on the relevant name and sign up to get your own, completely free user account.

Barnet Council

Bedford Borough Council

Bracknell Forest Council

Brighton and Hove City Council

Cambridgeshire County Council & Cambridgeshire Carers Trust

Community Council for Somerset

Devon County Council

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council

Islington Council 

Leeds City Council

Leicestershire County Council

Norfolk County Council

Northern Health and Social Care Trust

Plymouth City Council

Salford City Council

Slough Borough Council

Solihull Council

Staffordshire County Council

Suffolk County Council

Surrey County Council

Torbay & South Devon NHS Foundation Trust and Torbay Council

Wakefield Council

West Sussex County Council

Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough

Wirral Council

Wokingham Borough Council

If you are a local authority and you would like to offer the Digital Resource to carers in your area or for any other queries, please get in touch at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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