Slough Advice Centre

For specific advice including subjects such as Housing, Debt, Work, Family, Immigration, Benefits and Health and Care please visit our sister site Slough Advice Centre

Independent Financial Advice

Under the Care Act duties the council becomes responsible for providing residents with independent financial information and advice, which is fundamental to enabling people to make well informed choices about how they pay for their care and support. Slough Borough … Read More

Money Saving Tips for Carers and People with Disabilities

The Money Advice Service is is great for helping people to make sure they get the best out of their money and this link is brilliant for ensuring that disabled people connect with the things they might be entitled to… … Read More

What is a Carer’s Assessment

The Care Act gives all unpaid carers the legal right to an assessment of their needs, called a Carer’s Assessment. This gives you the opportunity to talk about your needs as a carer and what would help you with your … Read More

Complementary therapies and pampering?

One of the most popular requests from carers using our carers’ grants schemes is to have a therapy or pampering session locally. Whether your choice is to have an Indian head massage, learn Alexander technique, experience acupuncture, Reiki or a … Read More

10 things every carer should know

1. ASK FOR A CARER’S ASSESSMENT All carers are entitled to ask their local authority for a Carer’s Assessment. As well as looking at the help you might need with caring, the Carer’s Assessment also gives you the opportunity to … Read More

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