Are You a Carer?
The Isle of Wight has a Carers website specifically for people on the Island, please click on the following link: Isle of Wight Carers Website
There is also addiitonal information available, please see the other contact details on this page.
If you are please let us know - we may be able to help you.
There is a wealth of information on NHS Choices Isle of Wight Carers Websiteabout carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.
- Telling people
Caring responsibilities can make it difficult to maintain friendships or develop new ones. Telling your friends you're a carer is important so they understand and can support you.
- Taking a break
Caring for someone can be a full-time job, but it's essential that you take time out for yourself too. Read our guide to accessing breaks and respite.
- Housing and carers
Do you know your tenancy rights as a carer? Are you aware of all your care at home options? Do you need tips on moving someone around the home?
Carers support groups
Finance and Law
Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.