Information For Carers

 

TOP TIPS FOR CARERS

1. Plan for the future – Lasting Power of Attorney and Emergency Card
2. Make sure you’re accessing all the benefits/grants that you are entitled to
3. Connect with your community
4. Ask for help
5. Ask your local authority about a Carer’s assessment
6. Take a break – look after yourself
7. Know your rights as a Carer
8. Tell your GP you’re a Carer
9. If you juggle work with looking after someone at home, you are still a Carer!
10. Call Cheshire and Warrington Carers Trust for info, support and advice on: 0300 102 0008

USEFUL CONTACTS

Alzheimer’s Society: 0300 3690570
Attendance Allowance Helpline: 0345 6056055
Carers Allowance Helpline: 0345 6084321
CarersTrust4All: 0333 3231990
Cheshire Autism Practical Support: 0844 8508607
Cheshire West Adult Social Care: 0300 123 7034 (out of hours) 01244 977277
Cheshire Young Carers 0151 3563176
Making Space Ellesmere Port: 0151 4888388
Making Space Northwich: 01606 606694
Neuromuscular Centre 01606 860911
Pension Credit: 0844 8260567
Red Cross: 0844 871800
Rural Community Services 07923 425239
Stroke Association: 01244 389264

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