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Digital Resource for Carers

The Digital Resource for Carers offers information and support for working carers in any role.

The platform has resources on:

  • Health and wellbeing: including resources around carer health, nutrition and carer breaks
  • Support for caring: including our About Me e-Learning programme with a focus on building emotional resilience and finding support, our Upfront Guide to Caring which gives tailored advice to carers specific to their caring situation, as well as guides and factsheets to support working carers
  • Technology and caring: including guides on how technology can help care and caring, particularly relevant where a carer is juggling work and care
  • Financial Planning: including a resource developed with the Money Advice Service called Thinking Ahead; a questionnaire-style tool to help people think about the costs of caring, information on financial support and on managing someone’s affairs
  • Working and skills: including guides to rights at work and seeking support at work as well as our Learning for Living e-Learning course designed to help carers identify the transferable skills they have gained through caring
  • Access to our care co-ordination App, Jointly designed to make sharing care easier and more organised, invaluable where a carer is juggling work and care
  • A link to Carers UK’s online Forum, which can be accessed through free online membership of Carers UK and which offers carers the chance to share experiences with and offer peer support to other carers
  • Your organisation’s own information and support for carers.
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