Health and Relationships

Most carers do not think about their own needs. Whether you are a young carer or an adult carer, caring for someone for a few hours a week or 24 hours a day, you will notice changes in your life. … 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

Carers Charter

Carers Charter SPACE associates value the vital work done by carers and are committed to supporting them. The Carers Charter provides principles on the way organisations will interact with Carers. What carers can expect from us: Early identification of their … Read More

Accessing Respite Care and Sitting Services

Carers are ordinary people doing something extraordinary. Every day they put aside their own lives to help someone unable to manage on their own, whether it’s their parent, partner, child, grandparent or even a close friend or neighbour. The pressure … Read More

Who is a Carer?

WHO IS A CARER?

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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