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Your Guide to Care and Support 2017/18 - Norfolk - Care Choices

Norfolk County Council - Adult Social Services & Childrens Services

This guide will give you lots of useful information to help you, and anyone you know or care for, stay independent, safe and well for as long as possible. There is information about services and organisations that can help you do this and details of ...

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Age UK (Website)

Age UK (formerly Age Concern and Help The Aged)

The Age UK website offers information about supporting older people ensuring that they get the most from life. Get information on services available, the latest research and campaigns and how to get involved.

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Attendance Allowance

Department for Work and Pensions

Attendance Allowance helps with extra costs if you have a disability severe enough that you need someone to help look after you.

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Attendance Allowance

Patient UK

Attendance Allowance is a tax-free benefit if you are aged 65 or over and you need a lot of looking after. Note: this leaflet gives a brief summary of Attendance Allowance and is for guidance only. It does not cover all situations, nor is it a full s...

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Attendance Allowance explained

Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB)

Make sure you don't miss out on any help you can get. Read our booklet, which offers guidance and information on how Attendance Allowance and other benefits may help meet the additional costs of everyday living for people over the age of 65 with sigh...

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Benefits

Citizens Advice Bureau

It's important to make sure that you get all the help that you're entitled to. These pages give you information on benefits and tax credits if you are working or unemployed, sick or disabled, a parent, a young person, an older person or a veteran. Th...

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Benefits for the Terminally Ill

Patient UK

Attendance Allowance, Disability Living Allowance and Employment and Support Allowance can be claimed quickly under special rules if you are terminally ill and are not already receiving one of these benefits.

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Carer’s Allowance

Muscular Dystrophy UK

Carer’s Allowance is a benefit paid to anyone who spends 35 hours a week or more caring for an individual who is disabled. This benefit is not means-tested. This means it is not based on any other income you (the carer) may receive, nor will it affec...

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Carers Allowance

Department for Work and Pensions

A carer is someone who looks after a person who is disabled. Carers may be able to get a benefit called Carer’s Allowance. This is a contribution towards the income of carers who are unable to work fulltime. It is not a wage for caring.

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Carers Direct (website)

the NHS website

Welcome to Carers Direct: information, advice and support for carers. This section of the NHS Choices website includes information relevant to Carers. It includes topics such as: Carers' lives Guide to caring Money and legal Work ...

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Citizens Advice (CAB) (Website)

Citizens Advice Bureau

Information on this website is provided by the National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux and covers information about health, including patients' rights, costs, complaints, services and charges for people from abroad. Brief information in diff...

English - Website

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Claim for help with health costs (HC1)

Department of Health

Do you find it difficult to pay for health costs? You may be entitled to help through the NHS Low Income Scheme. This claim form can be used to apply for help with paying for NHS prescriptions, NHS dental treatment, NHS wigs and fabric supports, sigh...

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Disability Living Allowance (adults)

Department for Work and Pensions

Benefit and support you may get if you are ill or disabled.

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Disability Living Allowance (children)

Department for Work and Pensions

Benefit and support your child may get if they are ill or disabled.

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Entitlement to free NHS maternity care for women from abroad

Maternity Action

This information sheet outlines the entitlement to free NHS maternity care for women from abroad.

English - Online Resource

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Help with the cost of cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

This helpful guide updated for 2012-2013 explains what benefits may be available to you and how you can get this help.

English - Online Resource

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Help with the cost of cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

An audiobook that explains what benefits may be available to you and how you can get this help if you’re affected by cancer.

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Housing

Citizens Advice Bureau

Housing issues will always arise and therefore you need to know your rights and responsibilities. You could also find yourself threatened with eviction if you can't cope with your mortgage payments. On these pages you can find information about how t...

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Housing options - different types of housing to suit your needs

Age UK (formerly Age Concern and Help The Aged)

This leaflet provides information on the different housing possibilities available to older people, and explains how to find out more about your options.

English - Online Resource

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Income Support

Department for Work and Pensions

Income Support is a benefit you can get if you’re on a low income, but don’t have to sign on as unemployed.

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Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit

Department for Work and Pensions

This is extra money you can get if you’re ill or disabled from an accident or disease caused by work.

English - Online Resource

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Keeping warm without the worry

Macmillan Cancer Support

This new leaflet explains: - why you should speak to your energy supplier - how to look for cheaper alternatives - government grants, payments and schemes that may help - the changes you can make at home - other sup...

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Managing your money (RNIB)

Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB)

'Managing your money' means different things to different people: budgeting the weekly income to cover outgoings, getting the best deals on purchases or services or maximising the interest on savings. This booklet gives straightforward information an...

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Maternity rights and benefits - asylum seekers

Maternity Action

This is one of a series of information sheets which provide a guide to maternity rights and benefits for pregnant women and new mothers according to their immigration status. This factsheet is only for asylum seekers who have a current claim or appea...

English - Online Resource

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Maternity rights and benefits - EU, EEA and Swiss nationals

Maternity Action

This is one of a series of information sheets which provide a guide to maternity rights and benefits for pregnant women and new mothers according to their immigration status. This factsheet covers: - Employment–related maternity rights ...

English - Online Resource

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Maternity rights and benefits - indefinite leave to remain, right of abode and British citizenship

Maternity Action

This is one of a series of information sheets which provide a guide to maternity rights and benefits for pregnant women and new mothers according to their immigration status. This factsheet is for individuals who have been living in the UK legally fo...

English - Online Resource

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Maternity rights and benefits - refugees

Maternity Action

This is one of a series of information sheets which provide a guide to maternity rights and benefits for pregnant women and new mothers according to their immigration status. This factsheet is for refugees, people whose asylum claim has been successf...

English - Online Resource

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Maternity rights and benefits - refused (failed) asylum seekers

Maternity Action

This is one of a series of information sheets which provide a guide to maternity rights and benefits for pregnant women and new mothers according to their immigration status. This factsheet is for a refused (failed) asylum seeker; someone whose claim...

English - Online Resource

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Maternity rights and benefits - trafficked women

Maternity Action

This is one of a series of information sheets which provide a guide to maternity rights and benefits for pregnant women and new parents according to their immigration status. Trafficking involves recruiting and moving a person, by force or by decepti...

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Maternity rights and benefits - undocumented migrants

Maternity Action

This is one of a series of information sheets which provide a guide to maternity rights and benefits for pregnant women and new parents according to their immigration status. This factsheet is for undocumented migrants; people who have entered the UK...

English - Online Resource

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Maternity rights and benefits - women with no recourse to public funds

Maternity Action

This is one of a series of information sheets which provide a guide to maternity rights and benefits for pregnant women and new mothers according to their immigration status or entry conditions. Women who have been allowed to enter the UK for a limit...

English - Online Resource

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Money for parents and babies for Spanish speakers

Maternity Action

If you are pregnant or have a new baby you may be able to get some cash and health benefits. This information sheet tells you what you may be able to claim and how to do it.

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Organising the practical, work and financial side

Macmillan Cancer Support

A series of leaflets produced by Macmillan Cancer Support which cover a range of financial subjects.

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Personal Health Budgets - Getting the healthcare you need

Department of Health

This leaflet talks aboutpersonal health budgets and tells you: - what a personal health budget is - why we think they could help people - how some people use their personal health budget - h...

English - Easy Read / Learning Disabilities

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Pregnancy and maternity rights for Polish workers

Maternity Action

Are you a working mother-to-be or new parent? This information sheet gives you an outline of your rights and benefits during pregnancy and maternity leave and tells you where you can get more detailed information.

English - Online Resource

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Pregnancy and maternity rights for Spanish speaking workers

Maternity Action

Are you a working mother-to-be of new mother? This information sheet is a guide to your rights and benefits during pregnancy and maternity leave.

English - Online Resource

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Social Care and Support Guide - Benefits for carers

the NHS website

You might not think of yourself as a carer. But you probably are if you're looking after someone regularly, including your spouse or a family member, because they're ill or disabled. As a carer, you may be entitled to one or more state ben...

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Social Care and Support Guide - Benefits for over-65s

the NHS website

You can get a range of benefits if you're over 65 and you have an illness or disability. The extra money can help with the cost of your care. Check what benefits you can get and how to get them.

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Social Care and Support Guide - Benefits for under-65s

the NHS website

You can get a range of benefits if you're between 16 and 64 and you have an illness or disability. The extra money can help with the cost of your care. Check what benefits you can get and how to get them.

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Social Care and Support Guide - Benefits for under-65s

Norfolk's Living Well

You can get a range of benefits if you're between 16 and 64 and you have an illness or disability. The extra money can help with the cost of your care. Check what benefits you can get and how to get them.

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Statutory Sick Pay

Department for Work and Pensions

If you can’t work because you are sick, your employer may pay you Statutory Sick Pay. Statutory Sick Pay is the minimum amount that employers must pay by law. Statutory Sick Pay is paid for the days that you would normally work – this must be at leas...

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What to do after a death (in England and Wales)

Department for Work and Pensions

When someone close to you dies, there are many decisions and arrangements you’ll have to make, often at a time of personal distress. This leaflet gives you help and guidance about what to do when someone dies.

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