If you're over 18 and look after a partner, family member, or friend with an illness or disability, you can ask for a carer's assessment to look at how caring affects you and the sort of help you need.
Register as a carer to get information from Caring for Carers about support and events.
For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01752 201890.
The assessment will look at how caring affects:
You might be able to get help:
The person you look after might be able to get:
You might also be able to get financial support such as a direct payment to spend on things to make caring easier.
If you're not eligible for council help we can give you information and advice and put you in touch with local organisations that can help.