information and advice

Information & advice

Carers Trust Hillingdon have an experienced and dedicated staff team who provide a comprehensive information and advice service for Carers.  Our confidential service ensures that carers have the right information, tailored to their individual needs whatever their circumstances.

Carers Trust Hillingdon have an experienced and dedicated staff team who provide a comprehensive information and advice service for Carers.  Our confidential service ensures that carers have the right information, tailored to their individual needs whatever their circumstances.

The team of three Carers Advisers can be contacted on the office number and can provide:

    • Expert welfare benefits advice on benefits related to caring and disability issues including help with completion of forms, representation to appeal benefits decisions and assistance in dealing with any problems that arise in your caring role.  
    • Advice and support over the telephone, face to face, in community settings, GP surgeries and at home where appropriate.
    • Assistance in accessing care and support.
    • Signposting and referral to other support services for additional support.
    • Access to other grants and trusts for funding to help in difficult situations.
The team of three Carers Advisers can be contacted on the office number and can provide:
    • Expert welfare benefits advice on benefits related to caring and disability issues including help with completion of forms, representation to appeal benefits decisions and assistance in dealing with any problems that arise in your caring role.  
    • Advice and support over the telephone, face to face, in community settings, GP surgeries and at home where appropriate.
    • Assistance in accessing care and support.
    • Signposting and referral to other support services for additional support.
    • Access to other grants and trusts for funding to help in difficult situations.

Welfare benefits

It is important that carers and the people they support get the financial support they are entitled to from the welfare benefits system.

Welfare benefits

It is important that carers and the people they support get the financial support they are entitled to from the welfare benefits system.

Carers assessments

A Carers Assessment is for carers over 18 years of age who are looking after another adult, who is disabled, ill or elderly.

Carers assessments

A Carers Assessment is for carers over 18 years of age who are looking after another adult, who is disabled, ill or elderly.

Legal advice

IBB law provide unpaid carers with a free 30 minute legal advice consultation every month.

Legal advice

IBB law provide unpaid carers with a free 30 minute legal advice consultation every month.

Emergency planning

Who will pick up the pieces when you can’t be there? Are you a carer? Does someone rely on you? What would happen if you couldn’t be there?

Emergency planning

Who will pick up the pieces when you can’t be there? Are you a carer? Does someone rely on you? What would happen if you couldn’t be there?

Employability

Working for Carers is a London-wide project that supports unpaid carers, aged 25 or over, to move closer to employment.

Employability

Working for Carers is a London-wide project that supports unpaid carers, aged 25 or over, to move closer to employment.
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