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Handbook

Our free handbook helps you to find your way around the services and support available.

From help with day to day tasks to maintaining your own physical and health and wellbeing.

We usually publish a new edition of the Norfolk Carers Handbook every May in advance of Carers’ Week in June.

You can find information on:

Where to start
How caring can make us feel
Services from Norfolk Carers
When someone leaves hospital
The Carer’s Assessment
Your rights

Your health and wellbeing
Taking a break
Juggling caring and work
Looking for work
Learning and hobbies

Looking after yourself

Practical help with caring
Emergencies
Wheelchairs, medical and household aids
Help around the home

Home safety and security
Getting about

Money matters
Local grants and support
Funding for care services
Benefits
Housing benefits
Advice on saving and managing money

Young carers and young adult carers – pull out section!
How do we get help?
Handy numbers

Planning ahead
Looking after someone’s affairs
End-of-life
Coping with bereavement

Carer Feedback / Involvement

Please let us know what you think of the Norfolk Carers Handbook and how it can be improved for the next edition. Please complete our online survey or call the Advice Line on 0808 808 9876 to receive a hard copy.

Download your e-copy below.

Norfolk Carers Handbook.

Norfolk Carers Services

Advice Line
Information For Carers
Individual Support
Time For You Short Breaks
Grants and Funding
“My Carer Support Lead was approachable, knowledgeable and empathetic – an ideal first contact who was able to help.”
Individual Support Service feedback - local carer

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