Carers Advice

Non-urgent advice: Are You A Carer?

If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you. 

Yarm Medical Practice host monthly drop in sessions with Stockton Carers (1st Tuesday of the month, 10 - 12 noon); for further information ring 0800 917 0204.

Non-urgent advice: Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 020 7378 4999


Non-urgent advice: NHS Links

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

  • Caring for a parent

    Watch this video on: 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?

Non-urgent advice: Finance & Law

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

Click here for support and benefits for carers.