Employability Skills

Destiny Support offer free employability skills sessions on Thursday from 10am to 2pm at the 2nd Floor of Slough Job Centre Plus.

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

Income Maximisation – Welfare Benefits and Entitlement

Caring often leads to financial difficulties, with many carers finding that they are financially worse off as a result of caring. The financial strain is often made worse as carers are less able to focus on their career, mainly due … Read More

Equipment and Changes to your Home

Most of us want to remain living independently in our homes for as long as we possibly can. But as a carer it can be very worrying when the person you care for is finding it difficult to get dressed … 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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