Luton Carers' Handbook

Luton Carers’ Handbook – Free download

Many unpaid carers in Luton rely on the Luton Carers’ Handbook. It’s been downloaded by many carers across Luton over the last two years.

The handbook was compiled and written by the team from Carers Central. They support the 19,000 unpaid carers in the Luton area with advice and practical help every week of the year.

Download your free copy of the Luton Carers’ Handbook which is full of important information and useful tips including:

  • Carer’s assessments & breaks for carers
  • Carer’s benefits and money
  • Employment support
  • End of life care
  • Information on medications and health conditions
  • Useful local and national contacts
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and answers

Download the Luton Carers Handbook here

Carers Central for unpaid carers in Luton

Helping unpaid carers in with emotional and practical support

Call the helpline on 0300 303 0201. Open Monday to Friday in office hours and on Tuesdays we are open for telephone calls until 7pm.

Visit the website or send an email.

The Disability Resource Centre is a registered charity that has disabled people at the centre of its decision making. They provide advice + disability equipment + free skills workshops and online courses Direct Payments + support for carers + free support for your mental health and overall wellbeing.

The charity team works with local communities to support anyone with a disability or health condition in Milton Keynes, Luton and across Bedfordshire. They are here so that disabled people and their families have somewhere to turn if they need help in any situation.

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AdviceCentral helps residents of Central Bedfordshire to find the best local and national advice on a wide range of topics including:

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We offer lots of free 1-2-1 help and advice by phone, email and online meetups.

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