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Caring for someone

Support for carers
Information on different types of support available, including carer's assessment, carer's card and carer's personal budget.
A break from caring (respite)
Find out how to arrange respite. Register an emergency plan and get help to attend healthcare appointments or training.
Personal protective equipment (PPE) for unpaid carers
Unpaid carers who do not live with the person they look after, can apply for free PPE.
Young carers
Information on the different types of support that are available to carers aged under 18.
Carers' directory
Search for organisations that provide information and helpful support to carers.
Managing someone's affairs
Find out about managing someone’s affairs by becoming an appointee, deputy or power of attorney.
Cancel care and support services
How to cancel care and support services.