Are you looking after someone?

"Carers look after family, partners or friends in need of help because they are ill, frail or have a disability. The care they provide is unpaid", - Carers (UK) definition.

This section includes information and services specifically to support you as a carer.

Carers have the right to an assessment of their needs. To arrange for an assessment contact Surrey County Council Adult Social Care on 0300 200 1005.

If you would like to be guided through the options for this category please use the Step by Step menu situated at the bottom of this screen.

Digital tools to support you

Carers UK provide carers in Surrey access to a wide range of digital tools and essential resources that may help make your caring situation easier.

You can access the digital tools for free via the Carers UK website (Your Free Access Code is: DGTL3562) or use the links below to get more information:

  • Upfront a simple tool to support you to navigate the benefits and entitlements system. Fill in your details, spend a couple of minutes answering questions and you'll be guided  to the information you need.
  • Jointly - an app which helps you manage and coordinate activities and share information between those who you share the care with.
  • E-learning - a variety of courses which aims to help you identify and find resources, technology and sources of support to help you in your caring responsibilities.

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