Financial Aspects of Caring

Note: These financial information pages are general guidelines only and information is likely to change. Please check with the appropriate departments provided as regards to your personal situation.

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Choosing a Home

If you live with someone who may need to go into residential or nursing care and you are unsure about whether your home will be taken into consideration you may wish to consult a solicitor for advice. You can also get advice and information on legal, financial, and welfare rights by ringing Carers Wales on […]

Community and Residential Care: paying for services

Your assessments and all the information and advice we provide you afterwards is completely free.  The cost of any services you receive depends on your specific financial situation and the service provided. You do not have to pay for any services provided by the NHS. If you need nursing care, NHS nurses can come to […]

Financial Arrangements for the Cared for Person

There may come a time when the person you care for is no longer able to make decisions about their own financial affairs. In order to take over the responsibility for handling their affairs there are a number of things you will need to know about.

Financial Help for People Caring at Home

This section has information on the following:Attendance Allowance Carers Allowance Council Tax Exemptions and Discounts Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Housing Benefit Blue Badge Scheme Income Support Attendance Allowance You can get Attendance Allowance if you’re 65 or over and the following apply: you have a physical disability (including sensory disability, eg blindness), a mental disability […]

When Caring Ceases

When the person you care for dies you may need to arrange the funeral, return equipment, sort through personal belongings, contact the bank, benefits agency, local authority etc. It is important to give yourself time to deal with your emotions, as you will most probably be in shock, even if you were prepared for the […]
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Appointeeship

You can apply for the right to deal with the benefits of someone who can’t manage their own affairs because they’re mentally incapable or severely disabled. Only 1 appointee can act on behalf of someone who is entitled to benefits (the claimant) from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). An appointee can be: an […]
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Choosing a Home

If you live with someone who may need to go into residential or nursing care and you are unsure about whether your home will be taken into consideration you may wish to consult a solicitor for advice. You can also get advice and information on legal, financial, and welfare rights by ringing Carers Wales on […]
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Community and Residential Care: paying for services

Your assessments and all the information and advice we provide you afterwards is completely free.  The cost of any services you receive depends on your specific financial situation and the service provided. You do not have to pay for any services provided by the NHS. If you need nursing care, NHS nurses can come to […]
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Financial Arrangements for the Cared for Person

There may come a time when the person you care for is no longer able to make decisions about their own financial affairs. In order to take over the responsibility for handling their affairs there are a number of things you will need to know about.
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Financial Help for People Caring at Home

This section has information on the following:Attendance Allowance Carers Allowance Council Tax Exemptions and Discounts Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Housing Benefit Blue Badge Scheme Income Support Attendance Allowance You can get Attendance Allowance if you’re 65 or over and the following apply: you have a physical disability (including sensory disability, eg blindness), a mental disability […]
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When Caring Ceases

When the person you care for dies you may need to arrange the funeral, return equipment, sort through personal belongings, contact the bank, benefits agency, local authority etc. It is important to give yourself time to deal with your emotions, as you will most probably be in shock, even if you were prepared for the […]
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