Local Brighton & Hove and national organisations and services that can help support you if you’re a carer. Adult and young carers can also contact The Carers Centre for support.
Amaze is a charity that offers information, advice and support to families of children and young people with special educational needs in Brighton and Hove.View website
It is important that carers get a break from the responsibility of looking after someone from time to time. The type of break you need will depend on your own requirements and circumstances, and those of the person you care for. Information about the different types of breaks for carers, how to arrange a break and plan for emergencies.View website
A carers assessment is a way of identifying your needs as a carer and making sure you get the support that you’re eligible for. There is a range of support available to support carers to look after their own health and wellbeing.View website
The emergency back-up scheme gives peace of mind to carers. The scheme provides home-based care at short notice for up to 48 hours if you cannot look after the person you care for.View website
If you care for someone, it is vital that you look after your own mental and physical health. There are a number of services, training courses and leisure activities that may be able to help you to stay well.View website
Balancing work with caring can be very challenging. Many carers end up giving up paid work, reducing their hours or missing out on opportunities to get promoted because of the demands of being a carer. Information about how you can get help, advice or support about balancing working and caring.View website