Following feedback from forum members, please see below for direct link to webpages on Carers UK’s website with information to support you with your caring. Towards the bottom, there are also a few external useful links.

For further information and advice, you can contact our Advice team on 0808 808 7777 (Mon & Tues 10am-4pm) or email

Covid 19 Advice ... s-covid-19

Carers Breaks ... ng-a-break

Planning for an Emergency ... mergencies

Carers Allowance ... -allowance

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) ... ce-payment

Disability Living Allowance ... -allowance

Attendance Allowance ... -allowance

Benefits for carers who are working age ... e-benefits

Benefits for carers who are pension age ... e-benefits

Benefit Cap ... enefit-cap

Housing Benefit ... ng-benefit

Making complaints ... complaints

Universal Credit ... sal-credit

Work focused interviews / work related activity ... d-activity

Finding local support where you live ... al-support

Health & Wellbeing

Other useful links:

Being discharged from hospital ... -hospital/

Support and benefits for carers ... or-carers/

Making decisions for someone else ... eone-else/

Practical tips if you care for someone ... r-someone/

Useful directory for anyone seeking help on a host of conditions including mental health / alcohol / drug / abuse / self harm etc