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Carers Listings


Carers Allowance Helpline

Phone: 0345 608 4321  Website: https://www.gov.uk/carers-allowance (Opens in new window)


Carers Trust

The UK’s largest provider of carer’s support services

Phone: 0300 772 9600 Email: info@carers.org Website: https://www.carers.org/ (Opens in new window)


Carers UK

Phone: 0808 808 7777  Website: https://www.carersuk.org/ (Opens in new window)


Court of Protection

We make decisions on financial or welfare matters for people who can’t make decisions at the time they need to be made (they ‘lack mental capacity’). Website: https://www.gov.uk/courts-tribunals/court-of-protection

Phone: 0117 366 4830  Website: https://www.gov.uk/courts-tribunals/court-of-protection (Opens in new window)


Power of Attorney/Office of Public Guardian

Overview A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is a legal document that lets you (the ‘donor’) appoint one or more people (known as ‘attorneys’) to help you make decisions or to make decisions on your behalf. This gives you more control over what happens to you if you have an accident or an illness and...

Phone: 0300 456 0300 Email: customerservices@publicguardian.gsi.gov.uk Website: https://https//www.gov.uk/power-of-attorney


Relatives & Residents Association

The Relatives & Residents Association is the national charity for older people in or needing care and the relatives and friends who help them cope. The R&RA’s helpline offers free, expert and totally independent advice and support on a daily basis, to all in difficulties or just needing accurate information about older people and care....

Phone: 020 7359 8136 Email: info@relres.org Website: https://www.relres.org/helpline/contact-the-helpline/ (Opens in new window)


Somerset Carers

If you regularly look after someone in a caring capacity, the Somerset Carers Service can support you with advice and guidance. Caring for another person is very rewarding, but can be overwhelming and lonely at times. Somerset Carers Service can help link to you groups & events in your area, to find facts and information...

Phone: 0800 31 68 600 Email: carers@somersetrcc.org.uk Website: https://http//somersetcarers.org/ (Opens in new window)