Caregiving Support and Help

As a family caregiver for an ailing parent, child, spouse, or other loved one, you’re likely to face a host of new responsibilities, many of which are unfamiliar or intimidating. At times, you may feel overwhelmed and alone. But despite its challenges, caregiving can also be rewarding. And there are a lot of things you […]

Disability Living Allowance

Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is a benefit which helps with the additional costs of ill health or disability. You cannot make a new claim for DLA because it is being replaced by Personal Independence Payment (PIP) You can find more information about Personal Independence Payment here. If you are already getting DLA, you will continue […]

How can I support someone in the home?

If you live with someone you care for, you might find some behaviours challenging. They might stay in bed for long periods of the day, not wash regularly, smoke a lot or not take their medication. Setting out household rules that everyone agrees to can help. It can be hard to get this to work […]