Carers' Resource is the local, specialist carers' centre for the Bradford and Airedale, Harrogate and Ripon, and Craven districts of Yorkshire.

Factsheets

Last changed: Tuesday 3 November, 2020

The Carers’ Resource provides factsheets on a wide range of caring and carer related issues. We follow the practices of the Information Standard, and as a result of this we guarantee that the information we provide in our factsheets is

  • accurate
  • up to date
  • appropriate to its geographical area
  • clearly presented
  • unbiased

We aim to make our information as accessible as we can. If you would like a factsheet in an alternative format, such as large print or braille, or in a language other than English, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

If you would like information that is not in one of our factsheets please get in touch!

Finding Out About Financial Help

Areas: General

Extract of PDF text: 1 FIN 8.20 Finding out about financial help Contents Attendance Allowance p. 2 Blue Badge Scheme p. 9 Carer’s Allowance p. 4 Carer’s Credit p. 5 Council Tax Discounts and Exemptions p. 8 Disability L iving Allowance (children) p. 3 D isabled Facilities Grant p. 8 Discretionary Housing Payment p.…

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Is it Free for Me?

Areas: General

Extract of PDF text: 1 IIFM 8.20 Is it free for me? If you’re out and about with someone who relies on your help because of their disability or illness , it’s worth considering the many venues and travel companies which offer free or concessionary rates for carers. All sorts of places offer concessions…

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Lasting Power of Attorney

Areas: General

Extract of PDF text: 1 LPA 8.20 Lasting Power of Attorney (includes Enduring Power of Attorney and Court of Protection) If you were to become incapable of managing your legal, property, financial or health affairs, you may need someone to do this for you. A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document…

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NHS Continuing Healthcare

Areas: General

Extract of PDF text: Carers’ Resource is a charitable company limited by guarantee. Registered Charity No. 1049278 Company registered in England No 3054273. Registered Office: 11 North Park Road, Harrogate. HG1 5PD 1 NHSCH 7.20 NHS Continuing Healthcare NHS continuing healthcare is the name given to a package of care which is arranged and…

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Parent carers - a guide to grants

Areas: General

Extract of PDF text: 1 PC (GG) 1 1.20 P arent carers: A guide to grants Financial assistance and other forms of support are often available from grant -giving organisations , charities and funds, depending on your particular background and circumstances. If you are an individual seeking help for yourself or someone close to…

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Paying for a Care Home

Areas: General

Extract of PDF text: 1 PCH 7.20 Paying for a care home Understandably, choosing and moving into a care home presents a major lifestyle change. Paying for long -term care is a complex subject and everyone’s circumstances are different. Here we outline the main points relating to paying care home fees in England –…

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