Much Hadham Health Centre

The Health Centre, Ash Meadow, Much Hadham, Herts, SG10 6DE

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Telephone: 01279 842 242

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Carers Corner

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.

A guide to care and support

Information for carers and people who have care & support needs.

Caring for someone

Advice on providing care, medicines etc.

Care after hospital

Providing care for people who have been recently discharged from hospital.

Taking a break

Caring for someone can be a full-time job – find out about accessing breaks and respite care.

Support and benefits for carers

Caring for someone can be a full-time job – find out about accessing breaks and respite care.

Work and Disability

Guidance, support and help with employment issues.

Being a Young carer

Advice for carers 18yrs or under and their entitlement to support

Carers Direct

Telephone: 0808 802 0202

Helpline information: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/social-care-and-support-guide/

Email: Carersdirect@nhschoices.nhs.uk

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

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 Assessment

How your benefits may be 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