Carers Advice

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Are You a Carer?

If you are please let us know

There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

For information regarding Action for Carers Oxfordshire please click on the link below.

Action For Carers

          Caring for a parent at home

  • Telling people

    Caring responsibilities can make it difficult to maintain friendships or develop new ones. Telling your friends you're a carer is important so they understand and can support you.

  • Taking a break

    Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it's essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.

  • Housing and carers

    Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all your care at home options? Do you need tips on moving someone around the home?


Contact Carers Direct

Carers Direct Website

Telephone: 0808 802 0202

Helpline Information



Office Hours: Lines are open 8pm to 9pm Monday to Friday

                                                  11am to 4pm at weekends. 

                                                  Call are free from UK landlines.


Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.

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