Carers Advice

Register a Carer

Are you a Carer or do you have a Carer?

Please complete the form so we can register you as a carer on your medical records.

If you are registered as a carer we can:

  • make you aware of the carer’s flu jab each year
  • talk to you about your mental health and the impact of your caring role
  • provide you with general information and advice
  • refer you to helpful organisations and services that can improve your caring situation
  • provide flexibility with appointment times, for both yourself and/or the person you care for to accommodate your caring situation
  • share information about the condition of the person you care for (with their consent)
  • support you with any physical health issues related to your caring role, like tiredness

NHS Links

There is a wealth of information on the NHS website about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

Finance and Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.

  • Benefits for carers

    Directing carers to the benefits that can help them in their caring role

  • Benefits for the under-65s

    Advice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they are entitled to.

    Benefits for the over-65s

    Advice and information on financial support for older people with a disability or illness.

  • Carer's Assement

    How your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their benefits

  • Other benefits

    Advice for carers and the people they are looking after on claiming a whole host of other benefits unrelated to their disability or caring

Carers UK

They’re here to make sure that no matter how complicated your query or your experience, you don’t have to care alone.

Telephone: 020 7378 4999


Northamptonshire Care Services Directory

Need to know more about care and care services in Northamptonshire?
Care providers and care homes in the county are listed in the Northamptonshire Care Services Directory. 


If you need help finding care in Northamptonshire, The Care Services Directory contains information on:
Care homes
Care homes with nursing
Services for carers
Paying for care


The Carents Room

The Carents Room is the go-to place for people supporting elderly parents. We give you the information and connections you need to ensure your parents get the best possible care.

The Carents Room is committed to transforming ageing by supporting Carents and unleashing Carent power.