Many people do not see themselves as carers. They simply think of themselves as a friend or family of the person they care for. It is because of this that they often don’t realise there is help available to them, as carers. This help could include a carer’s assessment, access to financial support and, for those in employment, the right to request flexible working.
Help understanding the benefits system
Find details about a range of benefits, tax credits and other financial support that you may be able to receive as a carer. Includes carer's allowance, carer's credit, community care grants, child tax credit, the Sure Start maternity grant, direct payments for carers, the disabled child premium, the enhanced disability premium and much more.
this one has guidelines for practical and financial support
these are just the tip of the iceberg. There is lots of info out there. whether you use the laptop or phone, keep a scratch pad with you and several pens.