Carers Rights Day

Having the right information at the right time can make a huge difference when you are looking after someone.

Each year we hold a Carers Rights Day event to help carers know their rights and find out how to get the help and support they are entitled to.

Helping carers be more aware of their rights 

Every year, more than 2 million people take on a new caring role. Many struggle to navigate the maze of services and entitlements, and miss out on financial and practical support as a result. And it’s not just people who are new to caring – even those who have been caring for years sometimes aren’t aware of all their entitlements.

Letting carers know where to get help and support

Caring can bring all kinds of challenges. We want every carer to know where to turn for advice, information and support, whether in their local community or online.

Raising awareness of the needs of carers

Carers Rights Day raises awareness of the needs of carers with the public, decision makers and professionals, helping us realise our vision of a society that respects, values and supports carers.

Carers Rights Guide

Carers UK produces an annual Carers Rights Guide with information on your rights as a carer: download the guide

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Open weekdays 10am - 4pm, feel free to drop in for advice or support with any issues related to caring.
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