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Carers UK

Financial support

The Carers UK website offers information and advice on different financial support available to carers. 

You can get advice online about:

  • different benefits and allowances
  • health costs and support
  • household finances
  • your pension
  • NHS continuing healthcare

More about financial support from Carers UK

Technology and equipment

The Carers UK also has in-depth information and advice on technology, including everyday technology, equipment and technology and care services.

You can get information about:

  • online shopping
  • online GP appointments, prescriptions and remote consultations
  • group emails and shared calendars to coordinate family care
  • using technology to bring the extended family closer together
  • connecting with other carers
  • online training, courses and learning
  • gadgets to make life easier

You can also get information about technology and care services including:

  • apps
  • wearables
  • telecare
  • telehealth
  • accessing telecare and telehealth


You can also find out about kitchen, bathroom and general household equipment. 

More about technology and equipment on Carers UK

Practical support

The Carers UK website offers information and advice pages on practical support including:

  • getting care and support
  • managing someone's affairs
  • coming out of hospital
  • planning for emergencies
  • when caring ends
  • equipment and technology

More about practical support from Carers UK

Work and careers

We also have advice about work and careers as a carer including:

  • your right to flexible working
  • your working rights
  • getting support at work
  • thinking of leaving work
  • getting back into employment
  • learning and education

More about work and careers on Carers UK


You can also get advice about your relationships as a carer including:

  • social relationships
  • you and your partner
  • family relationships

More about relationships on Carers UK


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