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Support for carers

If you provide unpaid support to help an adult live at home you are a carer.  

Support for carers in the community

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The Carers Hub provides advice and information to all carers in Nottinghamshire including contact details for local support groups. 

Nottinghamshire Help Yourself lists many local organisations that provide support for carers.

Support from Nottinghamshire County Council

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There is a range of support available to carers from Nottinghamshire County Council and the NHS. For many services you will need to have a carer's assessment.

Use the links below to find out more about the support available to carers. You can also download the 'Do you look after someone?' Carers information pack which also describes the services available. 

See our young carers pages for the support we provide to children and young people under the age of 25 who care for others.

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Useful contacts

Carers Direct Helpline 0808 802 0202

Carers UK  Helpline 0808 808 7777

Download the Taking a break leaflet [PDF]

Directgov - good information on carers rights.

Princess Royal Trust for Carers 

Pathways Carer Support Service - practical and emotional support if you are caring for someone nearing the end of their life. Download the information leaflet [PDF]

The Money Advice Service - support available to carers 

Carer's strategy

Our carer's strategy details our commitment to working with others to support carers in Nottinghamshire.

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