Information for Carers




Are You a Carer?

If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you

There is a wealth of information on the NHS website about carers and caring.
Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.


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Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.

  • Benefits for carers: Directing carers to the benefits that can help them in their caring role
  • Benefits for the under-65s: Advice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they are entitled to.
  • Benefits for the over-65s: Advice and information on financial support for older people with a disability or illness.
  • Carer's Assement: How your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their benefits
  • Other benefits: Advice for carers and the people they are looking after on claiming a whole host of other benefits unrelated to their disability or caring

Contact Carers Direct

Telephone: 0808 802 0202



Office Hours: Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.

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Hillingdon Carers

Our Advice Centre is situated at: Luther Bouch House 126, High Street, Uxbridge, UB8 1JT (opposite Tescos, next to Nail Bar).

The Centre is open five days per week Monday to Friday, except bank holidays: Monday 10am-2pm Tuesday 10am-4pm Wednesday 10am-4pmThursday 10am-4pm Friday 10am-4pm

Click this link for more information