Free guidance, carer assessments, carer cards and emergency plans for anyone giving their time, unpaid, to look after a family member or friend

Carers Assessments

Carers assessments evaluate your need for support and services and eligibility for a personal wellbeing payment


Author: Pip Armitage

Carers Cards

Save you money out and about and recognise your caring role




  • Vaccine walk-in appointments

    From Wednesday 24 February 2021, for a trial period of 7 days, eligible people will be able to walk in for their COVID-19 vaccination at four regional vaccination centres. Read more

  • Accessible and inclusive exercise videos launched

    Resources designed to help disabled people and people with long term health conditions to get active at home Read more

  • Rules on care home visits to change

    Care home residents to be allowed one visitor as part of cautious easing of lockdown. Every resident will be allowed one regular indoor visitor from 8 March. Read more

  • Are you vaccine ready?

    Unpaid carers are a priority for the COVID-19 vaccine. Pre-register with us so the NHS know you are a carer. Read more

  • Keeping in touch

    A guide to contact services for those with friends and family in Southampton General Hospital Read more

  • No Limits support update

    Free, confidential advice and support to children and young people six days a week Read more

  • New employability programme

    Re-Work is a free employability programme for adults out of work in the wake of COVID-19 to equip them with skills, mindset and confidence they need to re-enter work. Read more

  • Caring safely at home

    This video-based resource is designed to help people look after someone safely at home in any situation. Read more

  • Tell your story

    Please share your experiences of challenges with access to health and social care services in the caring role to the next Scrutiny Inquiry Read more