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Please find below a selection of useful family carer resources.

If you can't find what you're looking for please contact our Family Carer Support Service on
Tel:  0808 801 0448
email familycarersupport@hft.org.uk.

  • BME resource guide

    BME resource guide

    The BME resource guide provides information about meeting the needs of family carers from BME and seldom heard communities.

  • Using the Care Act to get the right support

    Care Act

    Using the Care Act to get the right support. Five key messages about the Care Act.

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    DLA to PIP

    DLA is changing - find out about the changes and how they affect family carers and relatives with a learning disability.

  • Health resources

    Health resources

    Resources to support family carers to ensure they and their relatives stay well and get good healthcare.

  • 2017 Holiday information guide

    2017 Holiday information guide

    Holiday ideas and information for family carers and people with a learning disability.

  • Making sure your relative is safe

    Safeguarding

    Safeguarding resources to support family carers to make sure their relative is safe.

  • Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Tips

    PIP Tips

    How to complete the PIP form in a way that will give the assessors an accurate picture of your relative’s situation.

  • Using the Mental Capacity Act

    Using the Mental Capacity Act

    Our guide outlines how the Mental Capacity Act affects family and friends of people with learning disabilities and those they care about.

  • 'When things go wrong'

    'When things go wrong'

    An NFCN paper on the action that can be taken by people with learning disabilities or their family when a person has a complaint or things go wrong with health or social care.

Family carer workshops

Find out about our workshops for family carers.