Find out if you can get basic or enhanced support to help you as a Carer.
Once you have had a Carers health and wellbeing check/assessment we will be able to work out:
Every Carer has access to free Carers (universal) support, but some Carers need more help. There is support if you are a parent Carer. If you are a Carer of an adult, then you may be able to have more support.
If you are eligible for basic Carer support you may be able to get:
If basic Carer support does not help to improve your situation then we will need to look at the support the person you care for gets. They may change this support to reduce the impact of caring on you.
If you still have additional or ‘enhanced’ needs, then your support worker can complete a ‘Resource Allocation System’ to see if you can have more support.
This will help you to meet your everyday tasks (outcomes) and might be:
The assessment is not based on your income or savings (means tested).