Harbourside Health Centre

St David’s Medical Centre

Help & Information for Carers

Are you looking after or providing support for a relative friend or neighbour?

Are you being helped or supported by a relative friend or neighbour?

Your GP needs to know so you can be offered help. Please complete the form in the icon

Help For Carers

Digital Resources for Carers

Download Digital Resource Guide for Carers


Contact Carers Direct

0808 802 0202,  Helpline Information https://www.nhs.uk/carersdirect/carerslives/updates/pages/carersdirecthelpline.aspx
Email CarersDirect@nhschoices.nhs.uk
Office Hours Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 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 Assement

    How your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their benefits

  • Other benefits (this link will open in a new window – popups must be allowed)

    Advice for carers and the people they are looking after on claiming a whole host of other benefits unrelated to their disability or caring


Date published: 4th October, 2021
Date last updated: 4th October, 2021