Help and Advice for Carers...
Caring for someone can be both challenging and very rewarding. TheCarer provides valuable information and advice on caring for someone close to you, whether it's a spouse, child, relative or friend, and also examines the issues associated with being employed as a carer.
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Accommodation
Accommodation: Care at Home, Moving in to Care for Someone, Lasting Power of...
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Ask Our Experts: How Do I Become a Carer For My Elderly Neighbour?, Young Carer Going...
Caring & Bereavement
Caring & Bereavement: Practicalities Surrounding the Death of a Loved One, Moving on After...
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Case Studies: Caring for a Parent: A Case Study, Caring for a Spouse: A Case Study,...
Everyday Practicalities
Everyday Practicalities: Keeping Up With Dietary Requirements, Arranging...
Foster Care
Foster Care: Teenagers and Foster Carers, Becoming A Foster Carer, Fostering...
Getting Help
Getting Help: The Importance of a Care Assessment, Respite Care, How To Get Help as...
Health Matters
Health Matters: Do You Lead a Healthy Lifestyle as a Carer?, Common Health Problems...
Money Matters
Money Matters: What is a Living Will?, The Cost of Caring, Carer's Allowance,...
Who Cares
Who Cares: Caring for a Spouse, Questionnaire: Are You Suited to Being a Carer?,...
Latest Comments
  • Macca
    Re: Carer's Allowance
    I'm a full time carer for my granddaughter, I live with my partner who works 3 day wk, I'm in need of dental treatment which he refuses to help…
    19 August 2019
  • Ruffuss
    Re: Health Benefits For Carer's
    I’m a career and receive £66 a week in the north west do I qualify for dental treatment Kind regards Ruth McNally
    17 August 2019
  • Gill
    Re: Could I be Exempt from Paying Car Tax?
    My mother is 82 year old and I am her carer and she gets full aa can I get help with my road tax as I take her to…
    3 November 2018
  • TheCarer
    Re: How Do I Become a Carer For My Elderly Neighbour?
    Nickyd - Your Question:Hi I have just recently started to care for an elderly neighbour the social…
    7 September 2018
  • Nickyd
    Re: How Do I Become a Carer For My Elderly Neighbour?
    Hi I have just recently started to care for an elderly neighbour the social services has come out and…
    5 September 2018
  • kat
    Re: I Have a Carer: A Case Study
    I have an elderly neighbour who is partially blind and she has asked me to become her carer? I'm not sure how that works ? or how…
    24 August 2018
  • TheCarer
    Re: Carer's Allowance
    Emmapage123 - Your Question:I get carers allowance for my partner can I get free dental treatment?Our
    7 August 2018
  • Emmapage123
    Re: Carer's Allowance
    I get carers allowance for my partner can I get free dental treatment?
    5 August 2018
  • TheCarer
    Re: What Does Being A Carer Involve?
    Kimmy - Your Question:Hi I work 35 hours a week as well as look after my husband who has asbestos related disease COPD and…
    31 July 2018
  • Kimmy
    Re: What Does Being A Carer Involve?
    Hi I work 35 hours a week as well as look after my husband who has asbestos related disease COPD and heart failure as well as…
    30 July 2018
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