Change in law could bring new benefits to carers

By Grimsby Telegraph | Posted: May 30, 2015
DON’T MISS OUT: Young carers are entitled to financial support.

CARERS are being urged not to miss out on the financial support they deserve following a change in the law.

He said: “If you look after someone who is ill or disabled or you need extra support yourself, thinking about the things you might be legally entitled to isn’t always your top priority.”

However, this event – which will take place on Tuesday, June 2, from 5.30pm to 8pm at Grimsby Town Hall – aims to explain the additional rights of carers as a result of two new laws – the Care Act and the Children and Families Act.

Professor Luke Clements, who has written a number of books on the rights of disabled people and their carers, will also be on hand to offer advice from 6pm.

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