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If you look after a family member, including a child with additional needs, a parent or a sibling, or you look after a friend on a regular basis you are classed as a carer or a young carer.

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Cancer Research UK

We’re the world’s leading charity dedicated to beating cancer through research. We’ve saved millions of lives by discovering new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer.  Cancer survival is improving and has doubled over the past 40 years in the UK – now half of people diagnosed…
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PO Box 1561OxfordOX4 9GZ

The Care Company (SW) Limited

Providers of Home Care Services in the South Hams and Torbay Area and Live in Care services throughout Devon and Cornwall.
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Little SpiresEast AllingtonTotnesTQ9 7QE

Care Wyvern - Support for you at Home

Care Wyvern aims to provide services for people who would like care and support to remain as independent as possible. We provide domiciliary personal care services in your own home, at times convenient to you, and in ways you find most agreeable. Care Wyvern has…
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Care WyvernYarde PlaceTauntonSomersetTA1 1UR

Caremark (Plymouth)

Home Care in Plymouth If you are looking to find someone to help you with care at home to maintain your independence and enjoy the life you want to lead, Caremark (Plymouth) can help. We offer local care services and home care support to help…
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Office 31-323 Eagle Road, Langage Business ParkPlymptonPlymouthPL7 5JY

Carers 4 Carers Telephone Line

This confidential telephone line service is available between 5pm and 9pm on Tuesday evenings for unpaid family carers who are, or care for, a Torbay resident. It offers either a one-off call or regular calls for a friendly chat/support from a trained volunteer who is also a carer…
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Carers Aid Torbay

Our aim is to help Carers get a bit of balance and time in their lives, reducing any stress or worries they might have. We are here to listen to Carers and help identify what support/guidance/advice they need which would make a positive impact on…
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Olive Carers CentreSt EdmundsVictoria Park RoadTorquayDevonTQ1 3QH

Carers and Disability Benefits

Information on various benefits, including: Disability Living Allowance Personal Independance Payment (PIP) Carer's Allowance Attendance Allowance Constant Attendance Allowance Employment and Support Allowance (Incapacity Benefit) Please see website for full details.
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H M Revenue & Customs, St. Marks HouseStanley StreetPrestonLancashirePR1 4AT

Carers Assessment

The Care Act 2014 gives carers the right to have a Carers Assessment. A Carers Assessment is for adult carers of adults (over 18 years) who are disabled, ill or elderly. The assessment will look at how caring affects your own life. It looks at…
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EX6 8AT

Carers Club

Carers Club is a website for carers by Virgin Care. Our aim is to be useful, we’re here to give you clear, simple, straight forward advice and support about your caring journey or the journey of someone you know who is providing essential care. We…
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Carers Group (Mental health)

This is a support group for those who are caring for a loved one with mental health issues. It offers an opportunity to spend time with others who understand how you are feeling and get support and advice. You are welcome to just turn up…
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Avenue ChurchThe AvenueNewton AbbotDevonTQ12 2BY
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