Caring for someone can be a rewarding experience.
It’s important you have access to support, information, and advice to ensure you understand what formal and informal support is available to you and the person you are caring for.
There are national and local agencies and charities that can support you in your caring role and ensure you have access to the resources you need.
Carers UK Help and advice | Carers UK have a range of advice and support available on several helpful topics:
You can find information about what local support may be available to you here: Support where you live | Carers UK
You can find out about carers allowance and other financial support that may be available to you here: Carers – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
Your Life, Your Way East Riding Your Life, Your Way – Caring for someone (yourlifeyourway.uk) aims to help residents of East Riding of Yorkshire live active and independent lives. If you have care needs or are caring for someone that does, they’ll help you get the right care and support, at the right time.
Check here to see what’s on offer locally: Your Life, Your Way – Caring for someone – Where do I start? (yourlifeyourway.uk)
If you are an adult carer, you can find information and advice here: Your Life, Your Way – Carers UK digital resource (yourlifeyourway.uk)
If you are a young carer, you can find information and advice here: Your Life, Your Way – Getting help and guidance (yourlifeyourway.uk)
If you are a shared lives carer, or thinking of becoming one, you can find information and advice here: Your Life, Your Way – Becoming a shared lives carer (yourlifeyourway.uk)
A range of Health and Wellbeing support can be accessed here: https://eastriding.healthier-futures.co.uk/ and East Riding of Yorkshire – YOURhealth (humber.nhs.uk)
If you are a resident of Hull, you can find information and advice here: Live Well Hull – Live Well Hull