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Web Link: Advice for relatives managing the affairs of someone who is unwell

Advice for relatives managing the affairs of someone who is unwell This link to the Citizens' Advice Bureau page has information for people who want to manage someone else's affairs. It also has information if you want someone else to manage your affairs for you. Managing someone else's affairs can mean a number of things, including: looking after their bank accounts, savings, investments or other financial affairs buying and selling property on their behalf claiming...

Web Link: Age UK information on care and support available

This weblink contains information about the care and support available to you, including financial needs assessments, adaptations to your home and information about looking after someone else.

Web Link: Age UK Lambeth, including MyCommunity for over 18s

MYcommunity can offer support to anyone in Lambeth aged over 18 who needs help. Our MYcommunity Gateway team is available to speak to you about what help is available. This could be as simple as referring you to a service, like MYsocial to help tackle loneliness, talking to you about social prescribing, or finding you longer-term support. Types of advice can include: Providing information and support around housing or finances, including help with claiming benefits Introducing you to...

Web Link: Attendance allowance

Attendance Allowance is a benefit for people of pension age or over, and who need help with personal care (washing,dressing or eating, for example). Some patients need this type of help in the first few weeks and months after they get home. You do not have to have someone caring for you in order to claim.This link will take you to the UK government's page which will tell you more about what this allowance is, who is eligible and how to claim it.

Web Link: Benefits - GOV.UK

Benefits explained - GOV.UK This page links to the government's page on benefits. Explains all the benefits available in different circumstances, including Low income While looking for work Temporarily unable to look for work Families Disabled or living with a health condition Carers

Web Link: Benefits calculator

Benefits calculators can be used to work out what you might be able to claim for. You can also use it to work out how your benefits might be affected by you starting back at work. You will need some information to use them, such as any savings you have, your income, existing benefits and what you pay out each month in bills. You will also need this information for your partner if you have one, and a Council Tax bill.

Web Link: Benefits for those over State Pension age

Once you reach state pension age, you can't claim all of the same benefits as you did before this age. This link will help you work out what you can claim for at pension age.

Web Link: Benefits if you're caring for someone

This link gives you information about what financial support you might be able to get if you are caring for someone.

Web Link: Carers UK - "making life better for carers" - a website for help and support for carers

Across the UK today 6.5 million people are carers, supporting a loved one who is older, disabled or seriously ill. Caring will affect many people at some point in their lives. Care UK give expert advice, information and support. Caring can be extremely complicated. The maze of rights and entitlements can be complicated. Filling in paperwork can be complicated. Getting a break can be complicated. Our feelings about caring can certainly be complicated. Care UK make sure that no matter...

Web Link: Citizen's Advice

This page links to the main home page of Citizen's Advice. They aim to give people the knowledge and the confidence they need to find their way forward, including on benefits and debt advice.