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Do you care?: Preparing carers to get the best from the Care Act 2014

This is a guide for carers over 18 on how to get the information, advice and support you need.

Carers Journey

You are a carer if you are providing unpaid support to a family member or friend who due to illness, disability, substance misuse or mental health need would not be able to cope without your support.


  • Are you a Carer?
  • Carers’ Roles
  • The Care Act 2014 and why it is important?
  • Prevention Information
  • Preventative Community Support
  • Caring Conversations: Carer’s Needs Assessment
  • Carer’s Checklist
  • Carer Support Plan and Personal budget

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