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Are You a Carer?

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

We now have someone from Birmingham Citizens' Advice Bureau who comes in every Friday to help support patients. If you want to ensure you are getting the help you need, please contact the surgery and we will refer you to them.

There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices about carers and caring. Below are some links to sites that we hope you will find useful.

Your guide to care and support  Caring for a parent  Telling people  Taking a break  Housing and carers

Carers support groupsCarers UK

Useful Links:

BCA  Birmingham Carers' Association  Carers and Forums  My Care in Birmingham  Birmingham City Council  Carers UK  West Midlands Care Association  Age UK  scope  mencap  mind

Young Carers:

Crossroads  ABLEize  Barnado's  NHS Choices

Single parents:


Finance and Law

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

Benefits for carers  benefits  Benefits for the person you care for  Death and benefits  Personal and household finance  Social fund  Tax credits

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