Introduction to Makaton

Makaton is a language programme that gives everyone a helping hand to talk. We are holding an event called Introduction to Makaton on 15th February 2018 to be held at Ruby’s Fund Sensory Centre in Congleton at 10.30 am until 12.30 pm. If you require further...

Help with Council Tax

If you’re caring for someone you may be able to get help with your council tax bill. Council Tax Reduction (sometimes called Council Tax Support) is a scheme run by local authorities to help those on a low income with their council tax bill. There are a number...

Carer’s Allowance

If you’re looking after a family member or friend, you may be entitled to Carer’s Allowance. You may be eligible for Carer’s Allowance if you meet all of the following conditions: you look after someone who gets a qualifying disability benefit- this...

Carer’s assessment

If you are a carer who appears to have a need for support you should be offered a carer’s assessment by the local authority of the person you are looking after. If you are not offered a carer’s assessment, you should contact the local authority and ask for...