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AgeUKIG06 Care Homes

Finding the right care home
Source: Age UK

AgeUKIG13 Advice for Carers

Practical guide
Source: Age UK

AgeUKIG23 Getting Help at Home

What to do if you need a bit more care at home
Source: Age UK

AgeUKIG49 Attendence Allowance

Extra Money to help you
Source: Age UK

AgeUKIG52 Carers Allowance

Extra money if you're looking after someone
Source: Age UK

AgeUKIL5 Care Home Check List

Helping you choose the right care home
Source: Age UK

FS39 Paying for Care in a care home if you have a partner

Source: Age UK

FS55 Carers Allowance

Source: Age UK

FS78 Safeguarding older people from abuse and neglect

Explains the law on safeguarding adults from abuse
Source: Age UK

FS90 Introduction to the Care Act 2014

The Care Act 2014 (‘the Care Act’) has replaced nearly all the old legislation and supporting guidance covering the care needs and rights to support of both adults with social care needs and adult informal or family carers.This factsheet is designed to give you an overview of the Care Act 2014 and what it means for you as an older person with care needs and/or as a carer. It is an introductory summary of the new legal framework for social care.
Source: Age UK
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Carers come from all backgrounds and can be any age. Caring can be rewarding, but it can be difficult too. Here are ten important things that any carer should know to help with their caring role and make sure they get the support they are entitled to.