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Caring for someone

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Caring for someone

A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support.


Carers Trust

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Carers Trust is commissioned by Peterborough Council to provide advice, guidance and servces to carers.

Carers Assessment and eligibility

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As a carer, you are entitled to an Assessment regardless of the amount or type of care you provide, your financial means or your level of need for support.  More information can be found on our Carers Assessment page.

Breaks and Emergency Support for Carers

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The Emergency Support for Carers Service is in place to help carers of adults if an emergency arises.  You can find out more on the Emergency Support for Carers page.

Financial Advice for Carers

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Carers UK has a wide range of useful financial advice for carers.

Young Carers

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Young carers are children and young people under 18, whose lives are affected by caring for a member of their family. They may care for a relative who has a physical or learning disability, a long term illness, a terminal condition, mental ill health, or difficulties with drug or alcohol use.  You can find out more on our Young Carers page.

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