Financial advice for carers

As a carer there may be benefits, which you could be entitled as well as the person you care for.

You are entitled to free, confidential and professional advice, including a benefits check service through Shelter provide independent benefits calculators to help you to work out what you could be entitled to.

If you are looking after the finances of the person you care for, you may also want to explore legal issues like power of attorney. Citizens Advice have more information on managing someone else’s affairs.