Event date: 26/04/2017
News date: 21 Apr
Whatever you want to do, concerns you have or support you need, there are a wealth of organisations and charities that can help. Have a look at what's available here.
Items such as raised toilet seats, bath boards and seats, walking frames, and grab rails can make a real difference to your safety and independence.
Looking after someone else can be very costly. This is especially challenging if you're struggling to balance your work life with your caring responsibilities. It's important to know that there may be financial support available to you.
You can find information in this section about what financial support you can get if you're looking after someone and how you can get it.
Select one of the options on the left to find out more. You may also find some of the information in the boxes on the right helpful.
Don't forget that you may be entitled to a Carers' Personal Budget from your council to support you in your caring role.
The Which website offers advice on benefits options for carers.
If you would like to receive independent advice on your rights as a carer, benefits, housing, legal issues, accessing care and support, and a range of other issues, then you can contact the Westminster Advice Services Partnership (WASP).
Advice Westminster offer a free online and email advice service for Westminster residents, allowing users to access advice and information on all areas of social welfare law including welfare benefits and tax credits, employment and consumer rights, income maximisation, housing and homelessness, debt and financial capability, and more.They also offer a service offering support to people in making complaints about the way in which other services have been administered.