Brio Membership

The Carers are now entitled to a Workfit membership if they are registered with the Cheshire West Carer Support service. This gives them a reduced monthly membership to them and their families of £26 per month through Brio. They just need to request a letter from the...

Joint All Age Carers Service Consultation

​​Cheshire West and Chester Council, Cheshire East Council and NHS Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group want carers of all ages in Cheshire to feel valued and empowered and to have access to the right support at the right time. We want carers to be involved in the...

Chat to Carers Online

If you would like to chat to other carers online or get online support you could try an online forum. Carers FIRST’s Carer Forum Open to all carers aged 18+, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the Carers FIRST’s Carers Forum aims to give carers the opportunity...

Carer’s Assessment

If you’re a carer, a carer’s assessment is a chance to discuss your needs with your local council. The assessment is free and your local council will use it to decide what support to give you. Don’t be put off by the word ‘assessment’. It...

Working and Learning

Many carers juggle paid work alongside unpaid caring. Find out about support for carers, flexible working, finding work, getting work experience, applications and interviews, and benefits you can claim if you are working or looking for work. If you are a carer and...

Legal and Rights

Finding time now to sort out your legal and financial affairs, and those of the person you care for, can make financial and legal issues a lot easier to manage in the future. You, and the person you care for, may want to write a will to make sure you have your say...