Carer Information Hub
A collection of easy carer guides and Carers Centre information.
This guide will briefly cover a list of benefits to make sure you and the person you are looking after are claiming all benefits you are entitled to.
It is so important to look after your own emotional wellbeing while you are caring. This guide will cover how to self-care and manage stress.
Looking after a child who could not manage without you because of disability, additional needs, or long-term illness, you are a Parent Carer.
This guide will cover what a carers assessment is, what the assessment will cover and how you can apply to get an assessment.
This guide will help you and your family along the pathway to arranging Lasting Power of Attorney and understanding what that means.
Some carers may be eligible for free care arranged and funded by the NHS. This guide will outline who is eligible and how to apply
There may come a time when you are unable or no longer willing to care. This guide will help you plan for possible future outcomes.
This guide will help you understand dementia and help available when caring for someone with dementia.
Self-care is general prevention and taking action to look after yourself. This guide will cover the basics of self-care and support available.
You can download the Sunderland Carers Emergency Plan form below or call the centre and a member of the team would be happy to help and support you in completing the form.
Many of our calls are from carers requiring benefit advice and guidance as a caring role can impact on the family’s finances. Our Carer Contact Team can help guide you through the Turn2us calculator or simply click on the Turn2us button to complete your own benefit calculation.