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Carers Rights Day

Carers Rights Day 

Essex Carers Support is here to offer help and support for anyone in a caring role all year round, not just on Carers Rights Day but we do like to use this date in our diaries to highlight the role that family carers play and the rights that you have to be able to help you in your caring role.

In Essex there are an estimated 124,000 people providing care and support for a friend or family member who needs help with everyday life. 

We know things are tough right now.

We're here to help. 

As utility bills and food prices continue to rise, we have compiled some information and links to help you find the support you need. Sometimes we all find ourselves in difficulties, but you may be entitled to some extra help.

Visit our Cost of Living webpage to find out more

Knowing your rights

Carers UK have created a booklet called 'Looking after someone'.

The guide includes information about getting help and support, financial concerns and working life. 

Download the booklet (PDF document)

About Carers Rights Day

Essex Carers Support is one of hundreds of groups in communities across the UK who take part in Carers Rights Day.


Carers Rights Day is an annual national awareness campaign organised by the charity Carers UK, which aims to reach as many of the 6.5 million carers in the UK as possible with information about their rights and the financial and practical help they are entitled to, including benefits such as Carer’s Allowance, breaks, and access to equipment and technology which can help them in their caring role. 

Find out more about the UK-wide campaign on the Carers UK website

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